JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a body was found on Thursday, April 21, 2022.

Deputy Chief Deric Hearn confirmed the body was found on East Elton Road. The person has not been identified at this time.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said the body was in advanced stages of decomposition and will require scientific methods to identify the victim.

Hearn said investigators will release more information at a later time.