Body of Noxubee County man found - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Body of Noxubee County man found

William Daniel Wells (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation) William Daniel Wells (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation)
NOXUBEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Sunday, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issued a Silver Alert for 55-year-old William Daniel Wells.

Tragically Sunday afternoon, Wells' body was found in a wooded area of Noxubee County, according to WTVA. MBI canceled the Silver Alert for Wells.

We were told Wells was last seen at approximately 7:30 a.m. Saturday walking with a cane at 36743 MS Highway 14 West in Macon.

WTVA says Wells' was found by search and rescue crews off of Highway 14 West. 

The coroner says his death is being treated as a homicide until autopsy results are returned.

Wells' body will be transported to Jackson Monday and results are expected by Wednesday.

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