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Police identify body found shot to death on McRaven Rd.

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County Investigators were on the scene of a body discovered by neighbors on South McRaven Road in Hinds County Saturday.

Monday, police identified the body as 35-year-old Ashanti Taylor from Jackson.

The call came in to the 911 dispatch center just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

The body of an unidentified black man had been shot in the head and multiple times in the body.

Neighbors in the area reported hearing a single gunshot Friday night.

“It is undetermined if the man was shot elsewhere and dropped off here,” said Major Pete Luke with HCSO. “As of now, we don’t have a motive or suspect.”

Hinds County Coroner, Sharon Grisham Stewart is assisting with this case. The body has been taken to the State Crime Lab.

This is a developing story. We will update this as more information becomes available. 

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