Body Found in Woods in Waveland

This morning, Waveland police discovered a man’s partially decomposed body hidden in the woods.
The body was found in the Shoreline Park community in a secluded wooded area near the corner of Coral Street and Chesapeake Street.
Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk says the body was there for a few days. Faulk hopes to identify the man tomorrow.
Authorities were on the scene for the greater part of the day. News 25 spoke with Waveland Police Chief David Allen who discussed the ongoing investigation. “The investigation itself is well on its way as far as what happened and who was involved, but we’re not releasing any of that information yet. We’ve been out there at the scene since mid-morning or so, working it all through the day.”
News 25 will continue to bring you the latest details as this story unfolds.

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