A Yazoo City police officer accused of using unnecessary force resigned this week.
Chief Ron Sampson said the resignation comes amidst an ongoing investigation surrounding accusations that officers used unnecessary force during response call last month.
A local school resource officer and former police officer has been charged with allegedly choking a high school student.
Samuel Carter Jr., 49, was charged with aggravated assault last Thursday stemming from an incident on Aug. 30 at Yazoo County High School.
Five families have been waiting and wondering for as long as five years on an answer. They want to know who killed their loved ones.