Pine Belt Major League Baseball player dies

Pine Belt Major League Baseball player dies

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.