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Body found in a field

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YAZOO CITY, MS (WLBT) – A body was found in a field in Yazoo City Saturday afternoon launching an investigation into the circumstances of the death.

Sources told WLBT that the man's body was discovered in a field on west Second Street near Elm street in the city.

Yazoo county law officers have not released any information, but Coroner Ricky Shivers confirmed that he was called to scene around three o'clock.

WLBT has been told that the victim is a 26 year old.

He is said to have gone missing Friday night and was officially reported missing to the police Saturday morning by a relative.

Hours later the unidentified man's body was spotted.

The coroner said the State Crime Lab was also investigating.

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