Updated: Body of Missing Vancleave Teenager Found

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious death after finding the body of Cliff Allyn, the missing Vancleave teenager.
According to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell, Jackson County deputies have been searching the 16-year-old’s home all afternoon. It was around 5:30 when he was found in the woods just behind his own home off of Nanny’s Road in Vancleave.
Allyn was reported missing by his family on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say he was last seen around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon playing basketball with friends shortly before he disappeared. “As a result of the search, we located the young man’s body. We’re investigating as a suspicious death right now. Investigators are on scene, talking to witnesses, canvassing the area and just working through our investigative steps,” said Sheriff Ezell.
Ezell says Allyn’s body was found a couple of hundred yards in the woods behind his house. The coroner is performing an autopsy on his body to determine the cause of death.
At this time, no arrests have been made.
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