JACKSON, Miss. — A Hinds County Sheriff’s Deputy is facing a murder charge in the death of a basketball coach.
Justin Griffin died Monday of blunt force trauma to the head with internal bleeding. Investigators said he was punched during an argument over a play with deputy Joshua Adams, 37, during a Sunday game. Adams was off duty at the time. A Hinds County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson said Adams has been suspended as part of an internal investigation.