71-year-old man found dead at truck stop in Mississippi

Published 9:23 am Tuesday, August 28, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old man has been found dead at a truck stop in Mississippi.

The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department said the man was found around 5 p.m. Monday in the back of an 18-wheeler at Petro Truck Stop. The name of the man has not been released.

Authorities did the release the cause of the man’s death.

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Investigators say the body might have been in the back of the trailer for more than two weeks.