The coroner's office this morning released the identity a of murdered body found in the woods near Mississippi 15 last week.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said the slain woman was 17-year-old Shakeylia Anderson, of Gulfport.
Investigators have not said whether Anderson had ever been reported missing or how long she may have been dead before her body was discovered by hunters in the woods around midnight Thursday.
The Harrision County Sheriff's Department is expect to release additional information later today.
Sunherald.com will update this story as soon as more details are known.