June 12, 2024

UPDATE: Body Found In Trunk Identified As Woman Who Went Missing From Jones County Wreck

Morgan Howard

Source: Jones Co. SO
Source: Jones Co. SO

According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, the body found Monday, June 10 at a business on Highway 184 has been positively identified as missing person, Samantha Elisabeth McCowan.

Samantha went missing Friday night after she was driving and crashed her vehicle into a utility pole on Victory Road new Hwy 184.

When first responders arrived at the scene of the crash, Samantha was nowhere to be found. It is believed that she walked away from the crash.

Monday, a body was found in the trunk of a vehicle parked at Luis Auto Sales at 1603 Hwy 84. The body was positively identified as Samantha McCowan.

Source: Google Maps Luis Auto Shop
Source: Google Maps
Luis Auto Shop

Following an autopsy completed by the Mississippi Forensic Laboratory, no indications of foul play were noted.

Jones County Sheriff’s Department investigators obtained security camera video from the area indicating no foul play.

So far, no details have been given regarding whose vehicle Samantha McCowan was found inside.

We are working to get more details on this story.

Source: Jones Co. SO
Source: Jones Co. SO



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