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Autopsy report back in trooper shooting death, toxicology pending

The first look at the preliminary autopsy report in The shooting death of Mississippi trooper Josh Smith is in and under review according to Tippah county coroner Chris McCallister. Many of the details from the scene are not being released at this time.

A toxicology report on Smith is pending. No word yet on the caliber of weapon used, but the incident is being ruled a homicide.

Troy Eaton is being charged with Capital Murder in the incident. He is also being charged with attempted murder for the shooting of Rickie Vick.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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