POSTED: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 3:09pm
UPDATED: Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 6:35pm
smith county — The man has been identified as 46-year-old Keith Alexander Grant, a man from Mississippi who also goes by the nickname "Red".
His death has been ruled a violent homicide.
Information from Smith County Sheriff
Smith County Sheriff's officials tell KETK, the man found dead along the side of a road near Winona has been identified.
His name will be released shortly.
The Smith County Sheriff's Department tells KETK a body was found on County Road 353 south of I-20 Tuesday morning.
The body was found at the edge of a wooded area by a couple who pulled off the road at around 8 a.m.
Officials believe the body is of a male in his 20s. The victim was wearing white and red Prada tennis shoes, blue jeans and a dark blue zip up fleece Dickies jacket.
Foul play is suspected.
If you have any information that could help authorities, please contact the Smith County Sheriff's Department at 903-566-6600