Hill appointed interim sheriff in Lafayette County

John Hill | Photo: Lafayette County Sheriff's Dept.

Lafayette County Chief Deputy John Hall has been appointed as the interim sheriff for Lafayette County.

Posted: Sep 11, 2018 2:43 PM
Updated: Sep 11, 2018 4:55 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Lafayette County Chief Deputy John Hall has been appointed as the interim sheriff for Lafayette County.

This comes after the passing of Sheriff Buddy East during the weekend.

The Board of Supervisors temporarily named Hill as interim during the weekend. He will be sworn in Wednesday morning.

He will fill the remainder of East’s term until December 2019.

Hill has served with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for 25 years.

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