JCSD deputy found unresponsive in home

Published: Jan. 20, 2016 at 3:32 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 26, 2018 at 4:24 PM CST
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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones county Sheriff's Department Deputy Brent Beasly was found unresponsive in his home Tuesday night.

Paramedics attempted to revive him and he was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

According to Sheriff Alex Hodge no foul play or suicide are suspected.

"Beasly was at work yesterday, but when he did not show up today and we were unable to reach him, we sent someone to check and they found him," Hodge said.

This is a developing story. We will update you with details as they become available.

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