Breaking News: Judge Stokes released from Houston hospital

LaRita Cooper Stokes

The Mississippi Link Newswire

LaRita Cooper Stokes

Judge LaRita Cooper-Stokes has been released from the hospital in Houston, TX and will return to Jackson on tomorrow mid-day.

According to Stokes family spokesperson, Alice Tisdale, Judge Stokes will follow up with her local physician on Friday.

Judge Stokes will need approximately two weeks of bed rest before returning to her duties at Hinds County.

“I am appreciative of the Stokes family asking me to keep the media alert of her progress, and thank the media for keeping their readers, viewers and listeners aware of her health crisis. Thank you”, Alice Tisdale.

She and her husband, City Councilman Kenneth I. Stokes, were in Houston attending a conference, when Judge Stokes started to experience an erratic heart rate.