Woman’s body found inside Canton hotel


CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Canton police responded to a hotel on Friday after a woman’s body was found at the location.

The incident happened at the Econo Lodge off of I-55, according to Chief Otha Brown. The woman, who has been identified 37-year-old Takoria Brown, was found by a cleaning crew at the hotel.

The case is being investigated as a homicide. Brown said the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is handling the case.

This is a developing story.

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