A fisherman reports finds a body in a river near Sidon, now the Leflore County Sheriff's Department is calling the Greenwood man's death a homicide.

Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks tells The Delta News his department got the call Tuesday afternoon.

He says 44-year old Walter Stewart Jr. was located in a body of water called Sidon Cut-Off.

Banks tells us as his department investigates the homicide.

Stewart's body has been sent to a crime lab in Jackson where they are preforming an autopsy, officials now awaiting results from those state tests.

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