Body found at Stark Road carwash

July 12, 2013 10:12:57 AM

Sarah Fowler - sfowler@cdispatch.com

 

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 covers crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.