Former Monroe County deputy passes away

A former Monroe County deputy passed away Monday at his residence.

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 10:05 AM
Updated: Sep 25, 2018 7:36 PM

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A former Monroe County deputy passed away Monday at his residence.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley confirms the body of Tony Coxey is being sent for an autopsy.

Tony Coxey

Coxey was involved in a railroad accident in December 2017 in Pickens County, Alabama. However, it’s unclear if the accident played a factor in his death.

RELATED: Monroe County man injured in Alabama train accident 

Amory’s E.E. Pickle Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

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