January 15, 2023

Investigation opened into death of 5-year-old in Tupelo

Therese Apel

Police have opened a death investigation in Tupelo after a five-year-old child died on Gun Club Road.

A release from Tupelo Police Department said around 10:30 a.m., officers responded to a Gun Club Road address for a death investigation.

“Tragically a 5 y/o has died,” the release reads.

Detectives are in the very early stages of the investigation. Authorities ask that if anyone has information about this case they are encouraged to contact TPD at 662-841-6491, tpdrecords@tupeloms.gov or Crimestoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS.

Additional information will be released when appropriate, police said.

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