Investigators identify slaying victim; no arrest made

Published 9:29 pm Wednesday, September 6, 2017

MACON (AP) — Investigators have identified the woman whose body was found last month.

WCBI-TV reports that 30-year-old Nikita Nicole Wilson had been missing since July. She was a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and lived on tribal land in Neshoba County. Her body was found Aug. 23 in a ravine in Noxubee County.

Multiple agencies are investigating her death as a homicide, but no arrest has been made.

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WTOK-TV reports that a witness told authorities the woman was beaten to death in Kemper County and dumped across the county line in Noxubee.