Officials investigating body found in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Authorities in Marion County are investigating after a body was found Wednesday night.

Details are few, so the department is asking for the help of the public in finding what happened.

Deputies were called around 9:23 p.m. to conduct a welfare check at 247 Old Highway 35 South.

Upon arrival, deputies found the body of a white male.

Marion County Coroner Norma Williamson has identified the victim as Curtis Owens, 57.

According to a press release form the sheriff’s office, Owens is the owner of the property.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Crime Scene Unit was called to process the scene.

There is an on-going investigation into what happened to Owens.


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