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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.
Funeral services for Ward 4 Alderman Aubry Brent Jr. will be held Monday, September 30 at the L.T. Miller Community Center on Lamar Avenue.
Visitation will be from 11-1 p.m. and the funeral will begin at 1 p.m.
Christine “Chris” Curry, 84, of Yazoo City passed away at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019.
Martha Faye Ertle, 68, passed away peacefully in her home on September 26, 2019 surrounded by her beloved family.
Funeral services will be Sunday, September 29 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with visitation starting at 1:30 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service.
Lura Hogue Lee, 82, of Florence, formerly of Louise, passed away at her residence Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
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.