BENTON COUNTY • The body of a male and a female were found Wednesday, Jan. 1 on Hebron Church Road in Benton County, according the Benton County Sheriff Robby Goolsby.

Goolsby said some 20-year-olds were riding 4-wheelers and discovered the bodies around 3:15 Wednesday. He said it is unsure how long the bodies had been there but he suspected "a few weeks at least."

Goolsby said the investigation is ongoing and is a joint effort between the Benton County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

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