Former Hinds County Sheriff dies after battle with prostate cancer


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Former Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason has died at age 64.

According to the Hinds County coroner, he passed away Friday just after 8:00 p.m. at his home due to complications of prostate cancer.

Mason is survived by his wife and two children.

The Hinds County Sheriff’s Office has since issued their statement of condolences. He served as sheriff from 2016 until 2020.

We are deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of former Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason. Our prayers and condolences are extended to his family and friends during this difficult time. May you all have peace and understanding. We are thankful for his service.

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office via Twitter

Visitation for Mason will be on Wednesday, May 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Lakeover Funeral Home in Jackson. Face masks and social distancing will be enforced at the funeral home.

There will a private graveside funeral service for Mason on Thursday, May 27.

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