MACON, Miss. — Investigators in Mississippi have identified the woman whose body was found last month.
WCBI-TV reports that 30-year-old Nikita Nicole Wilson had been missing since July. She was a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and lived on tribal land in Neshoba County. Her body was found Aug. 23 in a ravine in Noxubee County.
Multiple agencies are investigating her death as a homicide, but no arrest has been made.
WTOK-TV reports that a witness told authorities the woman was beaten to death in Kemper County and dumped across the county line in Noxubee.