Body found in Pascagoula River ruled homicide

Preliminary autopsy results on a man found floating in the Pascagoula River Tuesday, September 22nd, show his death was a homicide. The autopsy was performed Thursday morning, September 24th.

Twenty-nine year-old Dustin Lee Suttles’ body was found Tuesday afternoon near the Roy Cumbest Bridge off Wade-Vancleave Road. Sheriff Mike Ezell says the Gautier man’s family confirmed his identity through a tattoo on his left arm.

No other details will be released at this time. If anyone has information on this case, call the sheriff’s department at 228-769-3063 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers.

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