Report: Ole Miss student killed was shot multiple times

Published 6:34 am Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Ole Miss student whose body was found Saturday morning 30 miles from campus was shot eight times, a Jackson TV station reports.

Citing unnamed sources, WLBT-TV in Jackson reports that 21-year-old Ally Kostial’s body appeared to have been shot as many as eight times. Kostial’s body was found by a Lafayette County Sheriff’s deputy patrolling near the rural community of Harmontown, near Sardis Lake in northwestern Lafayette County.

Kostial was from St. Louis, Missouri, and was studying to obtain a degree in marketing from the University of Mississippi’s business school, university officials confirmed.

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Investigators have released little information about the case, which is actively being worked by several different law enforcement agencies.

The TV station reported security camera footage showed her outside a bar on the Oxford Square Friday night, but that she did not enter the establishment.