Mississippi police investigate death of man found in manhole

Published 1:36 pm Monday, January 6, 2020

GREENVILLE (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi are trying to determine what happened to a 60-year-old man found dead in a manhole filled with water.
Greenville police were called to the manhole early Thursday for a report of a possible body, The Delta Democrat-Times reported. They found the 60-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity wasn’t immediately released.
No trauma was immediately spotted on the man, whose body has been sent to a state crime lab for autopsy, Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said.

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