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09/05/2017

Deceased Child Cause of Death

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE 

DECEASED CHILD CAUSE OF DEATH

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

In reference to the missing child found deceased in the early morning hours of Monday, September 5, 2017, the George County Sheriff’s Office, through the preliminary investigation and information from the George County Coroner’s Office, has determined the cause of death to be drowning. The 3-year-old white male was found in a pond near the residence in the 16000 block of Hwy 26 West, east of Hwy 63 South.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 

  

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