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Man’s body found in Mississippi creek

September 21, 2018

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Hattiesburg Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in a creek near U.S. 49.

WDAM-TV reports officers found the body just after 10 a.m. Friday.

Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict identified the man as 38-year-old Jason Spencer.

Benedict says it appears Spencer fell and hit his head.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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Information from: WDAM-TV, http://www.wdam.com

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