- Associated Press - Sunday, September 27, 2015

PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) - An investigation is underway to determine the cause of death for a man found on a Pontotoc County road.

Sheriff Leo Mask tells WTVA-TV (https://bit.ly/1WrQFx4 ) the body was found Sunday on Cooke Road. He says they’re not sure of the cause of death, but say the man did have a gunshot wound.

Investigators say the man was seen riding a horse earlier in the day.

The body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy. The victim’s name has not been released.

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Information from: WTVA-TV, https://www.wtva.com


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