Officials identify body found in SUV at a Hattiesburg clinic

Photo: WHLT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) — The Lamar County Coroner has identified the man found dead in a SUV last week outside of a Hub City business.

Daniel Patrick Combs, 32, of Tennessee was found dead in a SUV from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel. Hattiesburg Police Department responded to a call of a “suspicious vehicle” around 10:06 a.m. on Thursday, July 6th at the Dermatology Clinic of Hattiesburg.

A body was found inside of an SUV in the parking lot of a dermatology clinic in Hattiesburg on Thursday.

Hattiesburg Police responded to the Dermatology Clinic of Hattiesburg on Asbury Circle Thursday morning.

Police said a man was found dead inside of a Mercedes-Benz SUV at the clinic. The coroner tells WHLT that the body might have been in the vehicle for a week.

The SUV has a Tennessee license plate.

Authorities are still investigating.

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