Body found in Luxapalila Creek in Columbus

Photo: WCBI

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WJTV) — Authorities pulled a body out of Luxapalila Creek in Columbus, Miss. Monday morning.

According to WCBI, investigators are now trying to determine the identity of the man that was found.

Emergency officials came to the scene just before 8 a.m. after someone passing through the area spotted the body. We’re told its the man was found about 500 yards from the Luxapalila Park boat landing.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant says an autopsy will be conducted Tuesday.

Right now, the incident is being classified as a death investigation.

 

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