Death Investigation Calls For Suspect John Michael Weeks.

Police are looking for John Michael Weeks. Photo/HPD

Hattiesburg police are trying to locate 19-year-old John Michael Weeks of Hattiesburg as part of an investigation into the discovery of a body about 2 p.m. Friday in the 1900 block of Mamie Street.

The male body found is believed to be a missing individual, Jim Travis Rainey, 36, of Hattiesburg. Rainey was a suspect from an incident that occurred on Feb. 27 in the 1900 block of Eva Street, where a victim fired multiple shots from a residence. The victim believed the individual was trying to gain entry into the dwelling.

At this time, the death investigation is pending autopsy results from the Mississippi State Crime Lab, and the discharging incident is still part of an ongoing investigation.

 Anyone with information on Week’s whereabouts can contact the Hattiesburg Police Department or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.

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