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LEAKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A body, identified as Courtney Cook of Leake County, was found Thursday morning in a vehicle along the Natchez Trace Parkway, at milepost 143, in Leake County. Authorities are calling the 27-year-old's death a homicide.

The Leake County Sheriff's Department and the Natchez Trace Park Rangers are investigating the death, with help from the FBI and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigating.

Authorities are looking for any information that may help in their investigation. If you have information please call the Leake County Sheriff's Department at (601) 267-7361, Crimestoppers at 886-481-8477 or 601-355-8477, or the Natchez Trace Parkway 1-800-300-PARK(7275).

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