Body found in hotel - - Jackson, MS

Body found in hotel

By  Brandon Artiles - bio | email

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson and Hinds County authorities were called to a Jackson hotel where a dead body was discovered Tuesday morning.

Jackson police and emergency responders arrived at the Jackson Inn and Suites at 5411 I-55 North shortly after 8:30. At approximately 10:15 a.m., the body was wheeled out of the hotel, so it could be taken to state medical examiners.

According to JPD spokeswoman Colendula Green, the person died of natural causes.  The person's identity has not been revealed at this time.

The hotel where the body was discovered is the former "America's Best Inn and Suites".

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