- Associated Press - Saturday, March 19, 2016

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) - Claiborne County authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found by a passer-by on a county road.

The Vicksburg Post reports (https://bit.ly/1UHpaAe ) that Sheriff Frank Davis identified the man as 25-year-old Kordell Bates of Claiborne County. Davis said Bates had been shot in the face.

The body, which was found early Friday, was sent to the Mississippi State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Davis said there were no suspects as of Friday.

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Information from: The Vicksburg Post, https://www.vicksburgpost.com

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