Body Found in Barbour County

Authorities are searching for answers after a man is found dead on Highway 431 this morning.

Authorities say a 911 operator received a call at 5 AM from witnesses about a body found on the northbound side of Highway 431.

When Barbour County deputies arrived on the scene they found a man's body.

Deputies think he had been dead for only a short while.

Officials notice suspicious marks but are also looking at victim's medical history.

Coroners have the body and are now waiting for the state forensics team to determine the official cause of death.

We are continuing to follow this story and will bring you more details tonight on News 4.

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