Decomposing body found in Mississippi woods

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Investigators are trying to identify a decomposing body discovered during a church gathering in Jackson County.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says that parishioners of Pine Grove Methodist Church were having a function Saturday afternoon when the body was found in some woods behind the church. The church is near the George County line.

The Sun Herald reports that investigators are asking anyone with information about the case to call the sheriff's office.