JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Crews recovered a woman’s body from the Leaf River in Jones County on Sunday, May 15.
Responders said boaters reported that the body was found near the Highway 590 bridge and a boat ramp. Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including Jones County deputies.
The body was initially taken to the Jones County Morgue in Ellisville. On Monday, authorities said the body was sent to the Mississippi Crime Lab in Gulfport for forensic analysis.
The woman has not been identified at this time. Anyone with information about the body can call the Jones County Sheriff’s Department at (601)-425-3147 or Crime Stoppers at (601)-428-7867.