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Teen dropped off at Collins hospital dies: investigation underway

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A teenager is dead and Covington County authorities are treating it as a death investigation.

Jordan Pugh, 19, of Florence was dropped off Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. at a Collins hospital, where she later died from an apparent drug overdose.

According to Under Sheriff Terry Holbrook, two persons of interest were taken into custody after the incident and questioned, but not charged.

The names of the two are not being released at this time because of the ongoing investigation.

Holbrook added the original incident occurred in the 100 block of Hopewell Road in Collins.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigations was brought in to assist the Covington County Sheriff's Department with the investigation.

According to Covington County Coroner Chris Daquila, the body has been sent to the State Crime Lab in Jackson for an autopsy.

Holbrook added that the two persons of interest could be facing charges, pending results of the autopsy.

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