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Authorities identify body found in Waveland

The Waveland Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after the body of a homeless man was discovered in an abandoned house on U.S. Highway 90.

Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk said 58-year-old David Bourgeois of Hancock County apparently had been dead for several days when his body was found Wednesday night.

Faulk said the case was ruled a homicide after the autopsy Thursday. He said he could not release any additional details about the death.

Police Chief David Allen said the man may have been staying in the house.

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