BREAKING NEWS – Body found in Pearl River in Mississippi

Published 8:45 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Authorities are hoping an autopsy will lead to the identity of a man whose body was found in the Pearl River in Copiah County.

Sheriff Harold Jones says the body was found Monday by a fisherman just north of Mississippi Highway 28 near the Georgetown community.

Jones says the river is at a high level, and the current is pretty fast, which means the body could have floated for a great distance before it was discovered.

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