Early Tuesday afternoon, the Mississippi Department of Transportation officials located a body as they were cleaning the road near the DeLisle exit 20 off Interstate 10. According to the Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer, the workers came across an unknown individual who was deceased.
Switzer expressed that an unoccupied vehicle was found near the body that belonged to a missing person from St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana. Local Law Enforcement contacted St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office shortly after.
The Deputy Coroner was not able to identify the body on the scene at the time, but no foul play was suggested. This Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is in charge of the case.