Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 - - Jackson, MS

Man found dead in 18 wheeler identified

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WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man found dead inside an 18 wheeler, Tuesday night, has been identified.

Warren County's Coroner says he is 53-year-old Tommy Leford of Trenton, GA.

MDOT enforcement officers were called to a weigh station on I-20 to check out a suspicious vehicle that had not moved all day.

The driver did not respond and once they got inside they discovered the deceased individual in the sleeping compartment.

Authorities say foul play is not suspected but has not been ruled out. According to officials, there were no signs of a struggle or forced entry into the 18 wheeler.

The body was taken to the state crime lab for an autopsy.

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