MBI, Sheriff's Office assist with Calhoun City homicide case

A man died in Calhoun City Friday night. Now state and county law enforcement are assisting the local police department with its investigation.

Posted: Feb 17, 2020 6:44 PM

CALHOUN CITY, Miss.  (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office are assisting the Calhoun City Police Department with its homicide investigation. 

Coroner Selina Westmoreland pronounced a man dead Friday night in the emergency room of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Calhoun.  

Westmoreland said she sent the man's body to Pearl for an autopsy. 

We are still working to find out details on the crime including the name of the victim and where it happened. 

The coroner said Calhoun City Police Chief Latanna Williams asked that the victim's name not be released although next of kin was notified of his death. 

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