Child shot to death over weekend

Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 3:35 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Authorities are investigating the death of a young child.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler said the death happened Sunday night. Cobler said the child was dropped off at a Meridian hospital just before midnight. Cobler said the child had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Corner Clayton Cobler says the child was three years and nine months old.

We have reached out to the Meridian Police Department for more details on what led to the child’s death, but the department said it doesn’t have a comment at this time.

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