Number of deaths attributed to recent winter weather in Mississippi rises
Published 3:42 pm Monday, January 22, 2024
The number of deaths attributed to the recent severe winter weather has risen to 12.
On Monday, officials with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reported a weather-related death that occurred in Marshall County.
On Sunday, MEMA officials reported three weather-related deaths from Panola and Sunflower counties.
In all, 12 deaths have been reported by MEMA since an arctic blast moved across the state on Jan. 14.
Other weather-related deaths have been reported in Chickasaw, Rankin, Humphreys, Sharkey, Leflore, and Washington counties.