Jackson County

Woman found dead in Pascagoula identified (updated 6:09 p.m.)

Police have identified a woman found dead in a ditch today on Melton Avenue in Pascagoula.

The call came in at 8:18 this morning and police say they believe the woman could be a victim hit and run.

Pascagoula police have identified the victim as Michelle Lee Thawley Clark, 31, of Pascagoula.

Police ask that anyone with information on Clark's death to contact them at 228-762-2211 or 228-938-6683.

An autopsy is scheduled for today.

The Sun Herald will update this story.