Jackson County

Investigators working to ID decomposed body

Investigators are working to identify a decomposed body found Saturday afternoon in Jackson County.

Parishioners of Pine Grove Methodist Church who were having a function found the body in the woods behind the church, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said. The church is near the George County line.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 228-769-3065 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Regina Zilbermints: 228-896-2340, @RZilbermints