Coroner testifies he’s ‘colorblind’ in funeral home lawsuit

April 19, 2018 in News

GULPORT, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi coroner says he’s “colorblind” when it comes to spending public money at funeral homes, but attorneys for six black-owned funeral homes say two white-owned […]

Trial argument: Coroner sent no white bodies to black homes

April 17, 2018 in News

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Attorneys for funeral homes suing a Mississippi coroner say he has acknowledged that he can’t remember ever sending a white person’s body to one of the […]

Trial to decide if coroner is unfair to black funeral homes

April 15, 2018 in News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal trial is scheduled to start Monday over claims by six black-owned funeral homes that a Mississippi Gulf Coast coroner […]

Body found in Pass Christian identified as murder victim Regina Camille Riley

October 22, 2013 in News

LONG BEACH, Mississippi (AP) — According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, the body found Friday in Pass Christian has been identified as 20-year-old Regina Camille Riley of Long Beach, who was reported missing on Oct. 4 and last seen around Sept. 27…

Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in Biloxi

March 22, 2013 in Top Stories

The pedestrian killed by an alleged hit-and-run driver in Biloxi over the weekend has been identified as 70-year-old David Honarka, of Greenback, Tenn.

The Sun Herald reported that Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove released his name Monday after locating his relatives.

Hargrove says Honarka would often visit Biloxi casinos while his wife was visiting with relatives.

Woman killed in train accident identified

October 8, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Melanie Suzanne Clements Nestle, 40, of Gulfport is the woman, who was killed after she was hit by a train in her vehicle on Sunday, Sept. 30 shortly before 8 p.m.

Hargrove said she was located only a block away from her home at the tracks on 33rd Avenue in Gulfport.

Biloxi man dies in motorcycle crash

June 4, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Victim collided with car A Biloxi man is dead following a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 15 and […]