Body found near Jackson truck stop - - Jackson, MS

Body found near Jackson truck stop

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The body of a homeless woman has been found in the woods near Interstate 20 and Gallatin Street in Jackson. That's near the Petro truck stop.

Jackson police officer Colendula Green says authorities were alerted by a witness who spoke with a deputy inside that gas station.

The 51 year old woman suffered a gash in the left side of her head. JPD is not releasing her identity.

Two subjects were detained for questioning but no one has been charged as of now.

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