Body found in Big Black River in Yazoo County identified

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YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Yazoo County authorities said a body was found in the Big Black River on Sunday, March 29.

The body was discovered by fishermen near Highway 16.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Phillip Dunn, who had been missing for several weeks from Yazoo County.

Coroner Ricky Shivers said a homicide investigation is now underway by the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office.

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