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5126 Old Mhoon
Landing Road

Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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06/22/2020

Cause of Death Ruled Accidental at Tunica Landfill

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Robinsonville, MS ~ The Tunica County Sheriff's Office investigated the death of 48-year-old, Jimmy Lee Woodus, of Cordova, Tennessee, who was found dead at the Tunica Landfill on June 9, 2020.  Shortly after his body was recovered from the rubbish, he was sent to the Mississippi Crime Lab in Jackson, Mississippi for an autopsy.  The State Medical Examiner's provisional pathological diagnosis stated the cause of death as blunt, crush injuries and the manner of death to be accidental. 

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