Hinds County's coroner has released the preliminary findings on a body found Saturday morning.
Authorities got the call around 7 a.m. and discovered the dead body of an 82-year-old man near Terry Road and Winter Street.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said he died of natural causes.
He was found in a grassy area near the roadway.
The man was reportedly homeless and was known to frequent the area.
His name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
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