Jackson County

Missing Pascagoula man found dead at welcome center

Denver Breazeale
Denver Breazeale

A man reported missing to the Pascagoula Police Department was found dead Friday.

Jackson County Chief Deputy Coroner Jason Moody said Frazier “Denver” Breazeale, 72, of Pascgaoula, was found dead about 6:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Welcome Center near the Franklin Creek exit off Interstate 10.

Moody said the cause of death is not yet known and that the death is under investigation.

Pascagoula police notified media outlets Friday afternoon that Breazeale had been reported missing, but the missing-person report was canceled about 8:30 p.m.

Breazeale was reported missing by his wife, Peggy. He was last seen alive Wednesday.

The missing-person report said Breazeale was a diabetic and did not have his medication on him when he went missing.