Meridian Star

Local News

June 27, 2013

Death ruled accidental shooting

MERIDIAN —     Funeral services were held Wednesday for a Neshoba County teenager who died Saturday from injuries sustained in what was ruled an accidental shooting.

    Ty Miller, 16, was buried in Cooks Chapel Cemetery, followings services at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

    Miller died from a gunshot wound to the head while at his mother's home in the Lauderdale County community of Dalewood, said Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler, who ruled the shooting accidental.

    "He was at his mom's house; his mom was outside and heard something and went inside and found him," Cobler said. "There was no note and no reason to lead us to believe it was anything but an accident. It was just one of those horrible, horrible tragedies."    

    Miller had just completed the 10th grade at Neshoba Central where he was a member of the soccer team for four years and a member of the baseball and football teams, according to his obituary.

    He played baseball for East Coast Prospects in tournaments throughout the South. Ty was a member of Cooks Chapel United Methodist Church where he was a member of MYF.

Text Only
Local News
Helium debate
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide