Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Latest from Starkville PD concerning Death of Missing Person

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, the Starkville Police Department discovered a body in the woods just west of Willow Road. Upon further investigation the individual, 23-year-old Brian Andrew Cantrell, was found to be a missing person from Raleigh, MS. At the present time, after consulting with the Raleigh Police Department, Winston County Sheriff’s Office and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, there are no indications of foul play in our investigation. Mississippi News Now reported “Officials said that Cantrell suffered from a medical condition that required him to take medicine daily.” Cantrell will undergo an autopsy at the state crime lab.

Authorities are still seeking Cantrell’s 2013 maroon Honda Civic Si.

Anyone with any information into this, or any other, incident is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151. Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.