Missing Walthall County man found dead behind home - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Missing Walthall County man found dead behind home

Posted: Updated:
COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) -

The body of a Walthall County man reported missing Saturday was found behind his home Sunday

Authorities said Ronnie Vinet was reported missing by neighbors who had not seen him. Deputies went to Vinet's home at 276 Firetower Road Saturday evening and found the residence locked and the man's truck missing.

Deputies returned Sunday morning and found Vinet's body in the woods behind the home with his truck near by. S

Sheriff Duane Dillon said the death may be the result of natural causes, however, when they find anyone in that manner the death must be investigated and sent off for autopsy.

"We don't suspect any foul play. We haven't found any evidence of foul play, but this is just a matter of standard procedure that we will do an autopsy to rule out any suspicion," Dillon said.

The investigation is on going pending the results from the state crime lab. 

 

Powered by WorldNow
KTRE logo

KTRE

358 TV Road,
Pollok TX 75969

FCC Public File
publicfile@ktre.com
936-853-8639
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTRE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.