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Officials: Autopsy ordered in death investigation

An autopsy has been ordered for a man whose body was found dead with a gunshot wound in a home at 717 Bridge St. Monday evening, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

“Right now we are treating this as a death investigation,” she said. The man has not been identified pending further investigation.

Police were called to the Bridge Street home where the man lived about 7 p.m. and arrived to find the man dead.

Further information was unavailable Tuesday morning.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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