MSU student drowns at apartment complex

By NEMS Daily Journal

STARKVILLE – A Mississippi State University student drowned early Sunday morning at his apartment complex.
According to the Columbus Commercial Dispatch, Sammy Lee Jackson, 19, of Rolling Fork, was spotted shortly after midnight lying at the bottom of the swimming pool at Cedar Cove Apartments on Louisville Street.
Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt says the body of Jackson was found shortly after midnight Saturday.
Hunt says emergency workers tried to save Jackson but he was pronounced dead at Oktibbeha County Hospital a short time later. An autopsy will be performed.