Harrison County

Body found on north side of Deer Island, police confirm

A body has been found on the north side of Deer Island, a Biloxi police official said.

Biloxi police and the Department of Marine Resources are on the scene investigating, said Biloxi police Maj. Christopher De Back.

Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer said he’s on his way to Deer Island.

The Sun Herald will update this story as information becomes available.