Body found at Stark Road carwash

July 12, 2013 10:12:57 AM

Sarah Fowler - [email protected]


The Starkville Police Department is investigating a body found at a car wash on Stark Road this morning. 


Chief of Police David Lindley said a call came in at 5:27 a.m. reporting a dead body at the Dawg Wash car wash on Stark Road adjacent to Dollar General. 


Lindley said the case is being treated as a homicide. 


"We're conducting a death investigation and it does appear to be a homicide," he said. 


He declined to give further information, citing it as an ongoing investigation. 


However, sources close to the investigation identified the deceased as a male. 


Lindley said the SPD is working in conjunction with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department. 


Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

Sarah Fowler covered crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.