Dead body found in wooded area in Gautier

Earlier today, Gautier police responded to calls of a dead body being found in a wooded area.

The dead body was found on the east side of Dolphin Drive in Gautier. Gautier police have not released the victim’s gender or what they found on scene.

Dolphin Drive was shut down for a few hours from Old Spanish Trail to Bonita Road while officers cleared the scene.

A neighbor tells News 25 a man that lives off Bonita has been missing since July 5th.

News 25 will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

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