Carroll County Coroner, Mark Stiles, says they received a call just before midnight Sunday about a body found on an area road.

Upon arrival, authorities found a male body laying near Mississippi 7 near the Carroll County line.

The body was identified as 30 year old Renaldo Hunt of Greenwood.

Hunt was found with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, however authorities say he had not been dead very long.

The Delta News will continue to follow this investigation.

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