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Madison Police Officer Commits Suicide, Found On the Side of the Road

MADISON, Ms–City of Madison Police officer Alecia Yount was found dead this morning.

Officer Yount was off duty at the time and was found by the side of the road in a Madison neighborhood. Yount’s body was discovered by an on-duty patrolman around 5:20am Thursday with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Yount was lying next to the driver side of a car.

Yount was a six-year veteran of the Madison County Police Department. No funeral arrangements have been made, but grief counselors are at the police department for officers. There will be a statement from the police chief today at 3pm.


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