BREAKING NEWS – Body parts found near Poplarville

Published 9:08 pm Thursday, March 19, 2009

Three feet and two hands were found near a gravel pit north of Poplarville Wednesday night.

Chief Investigator with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department said the discovery was made at about 9:30 as a citizen was walking his dog along a gravel road off of Baxterville Rd. During that walk the citizen found what he believed to be the skeletal remains of a human foot.

Sheriff’s Department investigators were called out and the coroner and were able to determine that the remains were in fact human, Saucier said.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox