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Moss Point senior dies weeks before graduation

Students were notified of Jaqari's death at school. (Photo source: Facebook) Students were notified of Jaqari's death at school. (Photo source: Facebook)
Students created a banner in memory of Jaqari. (Photo source: Janautica Martin) Students created a banner in memory of Jaqari. (Photo source: Janautica Martin)
MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) -

Students and staff at Moss Point High School are grieving after losing one of their own. 

Officials say senior football player JaQari Toney died Thursday morning. Details about how he died have not been confirmed.

The Moss Point School District released the following statement:

"The Moss Point School District is deeply saddened by the death of Moss Point High School senior, JaQari Toney. He was a member of the football team and greatly loved by everyone who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of JaQari."

Students took to social media after his death to share condolences.

On Facebook, classmates said in part, "You still are here with us in every way, you will be with us in the halls, class night, and graduation. Your legacy will forever live on."

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