Hattiesburg Police: Man found dead in room at Motel 6 on Hwy 49

HATTIESBURG, MS – One man has been found dead in a hotel room on Highway 49.

According to Lt. Traxler, on August 31, 2015 around 11 a.m., police responded to a call about a deceased black male at Motel 6.

Coroner Butch Benedict confirms the victim suffered from a gunshot wound.

The body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy. The identity has not yet been released and the investigation is on-going.

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