Coroner working to identify body found in Mississippi Sound
Biloxi Police and DMR Marine Patrol are currently investigating a body found near Deer Island this morning. According to Major Chris De Back with Biloxi police, the body was found floating in the water in the Mississippi Sound on the north side of the island. He says it was in the area of Deer Island south of Kuhn street. This investigation is ongoing, but authorities do not suspect anything suspicious at this time. Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer is on Deer Island, but says they have yet to identify the body. We will continue to update you as we get more information.