JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Residents notice a foul smell which lead to the discovery of a body in west Jackson.
The body was found behind an abandoned house at 4413 Sunset Drive, which is just off Northside Drive.
A convenience store security guard made the discovery Monday evening.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said it's the body of a black male but she couldn't speculate on an age or cause of death because of how badly the body was decomposed.
The body is being sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.
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