PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Investigators identified the body as 32-year-old Jason Tyler Wade.

His family and friends reported him missing on Thursday, April 21.

Anyone with information about Wade’s death can call the Perry County Sheriff’s Office at (601)-964-8461 or Crime Stoppers at (601)-964-7867. A reward has been offered for up to $1,000.

PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – A body was found in the Leaf River in Perry County on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

Investigators said a boater reported a body near the Mahned bridge. Perry County deputies and the Hattiesburg Crime Scene Unit responded. The body was brought out of the water near the New Augusta boat ramp.

Investigators said the identity of the man will not be released at this time. The incident is under investigation.