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.

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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