GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Former Gulfport police chief Hayward Hargrove died Tuesday morning after a brief illness.
Hargrove's son, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, said his dad died shortly after 5:30am. H.T. Hargrove served as chief of the Gulfport Police Department in the 1980s, and also served as an assistant District Attorney in Harrison County.
H.T. Hargrove was 80 years old.