Authorities identify Brandon High School football player who died
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Rankin County coroner confirmed a Brandon football player died on Monday.
Coroner David Ruth said no injuries were detected, and he is taking the body to the State Medical Examiner’s Office to rule on a cause of death. The football player has been identified as 17-year-old Phillip Laster Jr.
“We are saddened and heartbroken by the sudden loss of Brandon High School student-athlete, Phillip Laster. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time,” said Dr. Scott Rimes, Superintendent of Education.
This is a developing story.
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