Dead woman found in Moss Point

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Moss Point Police are actively looking into the death of a female whose body was discovered inside her vehicle outside a local business.

On Monday, April 02, 2018, at 9:32am Moss Point Police responded to the Pilot Truck Stop located at  6705 Highway 63 after receiving a call from the manager at that location.  The manager stated there was a suspicious vehicle which had been parked in the parking lot for several days with a female occupant.  Upon officer’s arrival, they discovered an African American female deceased in the driver’s seat of the 2017 Jeep Renegade.

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The Jackson County Coroner’s Office was notified along with the on call Detective.  The identity of the female has not been released at this time until notification can be made to the family.  The body was transported to the state crime lab pending an autopsy to determine the cause of death.