Ole Miss student found dead, police suspect foul play

Published 5:13 pm Sunday, July 21, 2019

The body of a 21-year-old Ole Miss coed was found in Harmontown at 10:23 a.m. Saturday morning.

During a routine patrol, Lafayette County Deputies found the body of a white female. Foul play appeared to be involved.

The deceased was identified as Alexandria ‘Ally’ Kostial from St. Louis, Mo. No other details are being released at this time due to it still being an active investigation.

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Investigators with Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations, The Mississippi Crime Lab Crime Scene Unit are actively working the case and being assisted by the University of Mississippi Police Department and the Oxford Police Department.

The Sheriff’s Department and MBI are following several leads, per a release from the Sheriff’s Department.

If anyone has any information or thinks they have information regarding this case, they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 662-234-6421 or Crime Stoppers at 662-234-8477. This is a developing story.