Man found dead on Highway 322 identified - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man found dead on Highway 322 identified

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QUITMAN COUNTY, MS (WMC) -

Quitman County officials are investigating what they say could be a murder after they found a body between Clarksdale and Lambert, Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon.

The Quitman County Deputy Coroner says officials found the body of Gary Patterson, 54, of Houston, Texas, on a gravel road off Highway 322.

MBI agents believe the victim died from a gunshot wound, but the official cause of death won't be released until the autopsy results return.

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