HANCOCK COUNTY (WTOL) - The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a dead body was found in a field on Sunday.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a group of local hunters found the deceased male in a field south of State Route 613 east of McComb around 10:41 a.m.

The cause of death and identity of the body is pending the results of an autopsy.

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