Missing man found dead in Lowndes County


LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man reported missing in Starkville has been found dead in Lowndes County.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lowndes County deputies found a white Nissan 350Z with a body in the car, on Highway 45 A, in the area of the Highway 82 bypass in a wooded area.

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Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant has confirmed the body in the car is Cory Baughn, 31.

Baughn had been reported missing on November 12, after he was last seen leaving an apartment on Stark Road, in Starkville.

More information is expected to be released later.