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Body found in Sontag identified as missing Jackson man

Lawrence County authorities say a body found Wednesday in a shallow grave in Sontag belong to a man reported missing by his family in Jackson.

The Mississippi State Crime Lab identified the man as Jonathan Nevell Jackson who was reported missing from Jackson July 31, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

If you have information in this case, call 601-587-2961 or Crime Stoppers 601-582-7867. All calls will remain anonymous.