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.