A Mississipi man, missing for over a month, was just found hanging by his neck from a tree in the woodsbehind his home. Authorities are still unclear as to whether the man’s death was a suicide or a murder — or who would have reason to kill him in such a manner.
The hanging death of an African-American man who had been missing since early this month and was found Thursday by local authorities in Mississippi has drawn the scrutiny of the FBI and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.
The sheriff’s office in Claiborne County, Mississippi, had organized a search for the man, who had been missing since March 2 and was reported missing March 8. Authorities found the body hanging from a tree in the woods behind the residence where he had been living.
It is unclear if it is a suicide, or if the…
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