Body found on country road in Coahoma Co. identified

COAHOMA COUNTY, Miss. — Sunday Dec. 22, the Coahoma County Sheriff’s department received a call about a person lying on the roadway on a county road, officials said.

When deputies arrived, the person was unresponsive, according to Coahoma County Sheriff, Charles Jones.

That person has now been identified as 38-year-old Tyronnica Hawkins, a Clarksdale resident.

According to Sheriff Jones, there were “no noticeable signs of trauma to the body.”

An autopsy is being conducted and for now this is an ongoing death investigation.

If anyone has any information about this incident please call 662-624-2411 or 662-624-3085.