Man found dead in Mississippi casino fountain

ROBINSONVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A man has died at a casino in Robinsonville, Mississippi, after falling in a fountain.

News outlets report that 48-year-old Bob Jerome Murray of Birmingham, Alabama, died at Hollywood Casino Sunday after falling in the fountain near the casino’s buffet area.

Authorities responded to the incident Sunday night. First responders assisted with the search of the victim and ultimately recovered the body from the water. Murray was pronounced dead by Tunica County Coroner Glenn Grant at 10:15 p.m.

Tunica County Sheriff’s Office Commander Cedric Davis says the cause of death is still unclear. Murray’s body will be sent to the Mississippi Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Additional information has not been released.

The casino hasn’t immediately commented on the incident.

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