Body of man found shot in rural field - - Jackson, MS

Body of man found shot in rural field

HOLMES COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man's body was found in a field in rural Holmes county launching authorities on an investigation into what happened in the last hours of his life.

Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said a man reported to Durant police around 5:30 p.m. Friday that there was a body on Buckhanan Road off Highway 12 outside the city limits.

Deputies discovered the body in an overgrown field on what was once an old pig farm.

Sheriff March identified the victim as 30 year old Myron Keys of Durant.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and possibly others.

Three people are being held for questioning in the case.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

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