Adams County coroner reports county’s third COVID-19 death

Published 10:48 am Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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NATCHEZ — The Adams County Coroner announced Adams County’s third COVID-19 death on Tuesday morning.

James Lee, Adams County coroner, said he pronounced the unnamed white female dead at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Merit Health Natchez.

“She is someone I worked with during my tenure as coroner,” Lee said. “She was a very loving person and my heart goes out to her family.”

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The information will be forwarded to the Mississippi State Department of Health for verification before the MSDH adds the death to its statewide COVID-19 reports.