Vigil held for teen who drowned in Neshoba County lake

NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday night for a vigil held to honor a Leake County teen.

Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said 15-year-old Jerry Lee Triplett drowned at Lake Pushmataha Sunday night.

Triplett was an athlete at Leake Central High School.

The vigil was held at the courthouse square in Carthage.

 

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