Andy Hood drops out of race for Monroe County sheriff, Kevin Crook to become sheriff

Kevin Crook | Source: Courtesy of Kevin Crook

Republican Andy Hood has dropped out of the race for Monroe County sheriff.

Posted: Aug 21, 2019 9:08 AM
Updated: Aug 21, 2019 10:53 AM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Republican Andy Hood has dropped out of the race for Monroe County sheriff, he confirmed Wednesday morning. 

Hood was to face Democrat Kevin Crook in the November general election.


Cecil Cantrell

However, with Hood’s decision, Crook will become sheriff.

Recent sheriff Cecil Cantrell resigned from his current term on Tuesday following his defeat in the Democratic Primary on Aug. 6.

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