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Autopsy scheduled on man's body found on side of a Jackson road

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JACKSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An autopsy has been scheduled for a man found dead on the side of a Jackson road early Thursday morning.

The man's body was spotted by a passer-by just before 7 AM on Lindbergh drive.

Hinds County coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart says the body is that of an elderly black male.

His identity is not being released until family is contacted.

The coroner says the body didn't appear to have any obvious signs of trauma.

JPD is checking to see if the man was a resident of a nearby assisted living facility. 

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