Sheriff Dies In Line Of Duty

Funeral arrangements have been made for Lee County Sheriff Harold Ray Presley, who was killed today in the line of duty. Presley was shot by an assailant authorities had been pursuing in the county.

The suspect, Billy Ray Stone, was also killed in the shootout. Funeral services for Presley will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Harrisburg Baptist Church in Tupelo. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.