JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones said work crews discovered a body on the side of a road on Monday, May 2, 2022.

According to Jones, deputies responded to the scene at Jackson-Raymond Road near McFarland Road. He said this case is being investigated as a homicide because the man had been shot multiple times.

Jones said the man appeared to be deceased for a few days. Anyone with information about the incident can call the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at (601)-352-1521 or Crime Stoppers at (601)-355-TIPS.

Another body was found on Culley Drive in Jackson on Monday. Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn said 59-year-old Leadele Handy had no signs of trauma.