BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Biloxi police says a homeless man found dead in a wooded area was the victim of a homicide.
Sgt. Christopher De Back tells The Sun Herald a resident discovered the body about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
De Back says it looks like the victim was assaulted.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the man as 65-year-old Michael Flatts.
Hargrove said an autopsy showed Flatts died of blunt force trauma.
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