Yazoo County identifies body of missing man from Louisiana

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According to Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers, the body of a man found in an SUV near Benton is a man reported missing from Louisiana.

The Mississippi Crime Lab positively identified 32-year-old Shawn King of Benton, Louisiana.

According to investigators, King was supposed to start a new job. Relatives reported him missing August 3.

Authorities say it appears King fell asleep while driving and hit a tree.  


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