Jackson Man Found Dead

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A Jackson man has been found dead in a field near an apartment complex in Jackson.

The Jackson Police Department says the body was found in the grass Tuesday but showed no sign of struggle or injury.

There was a small amount of grass between his toes indicating movement.

The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Michael Harrison.

He was identified by his girlfriend, Stephanie Dewitt, who said she last saw him around 4 a.m Tuesday morning.

Dewitt's daughter began searching in the area with the help of a neighbor and located Harrison in the field.

An autopsy is expected to determine the cause of death.


Autopsy results  have not been released, but will be sent to Jackson Police Department.