Wayne County man found dead in burned camper Sunday

A death investigation is underway in neighboring Wayne County, according to WKYM radio in Monticello.

Wayne County Coroner Gordon Hicks was called to the Murl community on Sunday afternoon to investigate the death of 69-year-old Jackie Hughes.

Hughes’ body was found in a burned camper located on an isolated area of a farm in the Murl community.

The Wayne County Coroner’s Office, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal’s office are the investigating agencies in the incident.