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Pine Belt Major League Baseball player dies

Walter Young Junior Walter Young Junior
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A former major league baseball player and Lamar County school resource officer died of a  heart attack over the weekend.

Walter Young Junior played for the Baltimore Orioles in 2005, and since 2011 he worked as a resource officer for the Lamar County School District. 

Loved ones remember him as a team player, who loved law enforcement and was willing to do anything possible to keep students and faculty safe. 

Young was 35-years-old.

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