Body Found, Police probe 28-year-old man’s death

Published 5:41 pm Thursday, April 9, 2009

Police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old Tylertown man whose body was found inside a McComb motel room.

Police detective Shannon Sullivan says the body of Bradley O’Keith Barnes was found Wednesday by officers responding to a call about Barnes. Sullivan says a preliminary investigation indicates that Barnes had suffered a gunshot wound.

Police are looking for a woman who was seen earlier in the evening with Barnes.

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The Mississippi Crime Lab, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Walthall County Sheriff’s Department are also participating in the probe.