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Drowning incident leads to death of Starkville teen

Zemerrio Jones, 18, passed away Saturday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson after a drowning incident.

Posted: Jul 14, 2019 8:12 PM
Updated: Jul 15, 2019 3:17 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirms 18-year-old Zemerrio Jones passed away Saturday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson after a drowning incident.

The teenager was rescued from a pool at the Golden Triangle Townhouses in Starkville earlier in the week.

Hunt confirms no foul play was involved.

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