Inmate accused of killing state trooper taken to Tippah county ER after jail incident

Tippah county inmate Troy Eaton, Accused of killing Mississippi state trooper Josh Smithwas rushed to Tippah county hospital emergency room after an incident at the Tippah county jail. He was brought back to the jail around 9:15 a.m. and is there now according to officials at the jail.

Eaton is being held in Tippah county on Capital murder and attempted murder charges. He was denied bail due to the capital murder charge.

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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