Cuevas funeral set for Saturday

By WLOX Staff

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Hancock County Sheriff's Department confirmed Wednesday's grim news about Supervisor Jay Cuevas. He died from a self inflicted gunshot wound from a handgun.

Officials say they found the gun next to him. Additional sources also confirm Cuevas left a note for his family.

Funeral services for Jay Cuevas will be Saturday at St. Matthew The Apostle Catholic Church in Hancock County's White Cypress community. Visitation begins at 10am, with a mass at 1pm.

Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Rotten Bayou in Pass Christian. Riemann Funeral Home on Kiln Delisle Road is handling the arrangements.

©2009 WLOX. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.