Right now - the lee county coroner believes she knows the name of the person whose body was found along the natchez trace... and unfortunately that could mean the search is over for a missing lee county woman... the coroner said the body is glenda spivey's... spivey was reported missing last week by the tupelo police department.... police say she suffered from a medical condition.... daranesha - go to interview set a natchez trace parkway maintenance worker found spivey's body in the woods near tupelo high school wednesday morning.... rangers also recovered a red suv at the scene.... right now spiveys body is in pearl for an autopsy.... meanwhile in itawamba county, deputies have now charged a man in connection to a recent fatal shooting..... law enforcement charged this man, 37 year old jason culver, with murder in connection to the shooting death of michael george..... deputies responded to the scene on fidgett road tuesday afternoon.... sheriff chris dickinson said george's body was found outside in the yard..... the home where the victim was found was just a half a mile away from the shooter.... the motive behind the shooting remains under investigation.... and one district attorney's office has now told wtva 9 news that they are investigating a recent officer-involved shooting in pontotoc county.... third district court attorney ben creekmore says his investigator is reviewing the incident.... we're still waiting to hear back from the district attorney in pontotoc county to see if they are reviewing the shooting.... the shooting took place following a chase that began in union county and ended west of pontotoc.... pontotoc county coroner confirmed that terry payne died at the scene.... the shooting is now under investigation by the mississippi bureau of investigation.... cam 1 in tupelo, police charge a teenager with grand larceny for stealing a car and leading officers on a chase... police tried stopping a silver nissan on west main street early yesterday morning (wednesday)... however, the teen drove into the parking lot of the west main wal-mart, and later crashed into a pole near the garden department... you're looking at video taken right after our camera's arrived on scene and the nissan was being loaded onto a tow truck... after crashing... the teen who police say is 17 year old devalon ford tried running from officers but he didn't get far and he was caught on , north foster street.... the nissan was reported stolen on the same day.... police say, the teen will be charged as an adult..
In monroe county... deputies arrested and charged this man... 25 year old corey todd of hamilton with burglary of a dwelling and grand larceny... todd was previously wanted on these charges... no word on how deputies were able to track him down..
Also in monroe county...... monroe county road manager sonny clay said the buttahatchie river bridge on bartahatchie road is reopened.... the road was closed last month after the bridge was deemed unsafe.
Police need your help this morning finding a missing man... where he was last seen... next... plus... some local areas report a coyote problem... what law enforcement is doing to help... and meteorologist joel young will have a look at your complete severe weather authority forecast... next... good morning!
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The wtva weather app is free and available now for all apple and android smartphones and tablets new this morning... a car crash kills an east mississippi community college football player -- and leaves two others injured... w-l-o-x t-v reports it happened wednesday in meridian... the three were headed home for the fourth of july holiday weekend.... gulfport school administrators say zae crain died on impact... jeremiah braziel was flown to the hospital... and keon moore is in stable condition... right now... marine patrol troopers in alabama are searching for a missing boater... the search is focused on the elk river near sportsman park in limestone county.... the missing boater was on the water when his kayak capsized... stay with wtva 9 news... the state needs your help to find a missing man in gulfport.... he is 68-year-old allen eugene turner.... a six foot tall, 220 pound black man with salt and pepper hair and brown eyes.... someone last saw him monday, june 10th in harrison county... family members say he has a medical condition that may impair his judgment.
An update on a story we've been following for days... a district attorney dropped charges against a woman -- after her baby died... police say another woman shot marshae jones in the stomach, killing her unborn child... this happened during a fight in birmingham last december... but a grand jury indicted jones for manslaughter for starting the fight... the district attorney said she will not pursue the case -- saying there are no winners in the situation... a salute to america today as we celebrate this fourth of july.... a look at some of the ways people are showing their patriotism ... plus... you may be hitting the road for this fourth of july holiday... what you can expect to pay at the pump...