PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - An incident occurred around noon Thursday at Purvis High School.
A student died in his car in the parking lot of the school.
"It's an ongoing investigation being handled by Purvis Police and Lamar County Sheriff's Department," said Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel.
According to Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel, the death has been ruled as a suicide.
Lamar County School Superintendent Tess Smith released the following statement about the incident:
The letter was sent to parents of Purvis and Baxterville students.