Funeral arrangements for MHP trooper released

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PHILADELPHIA, MS – The funeral arrangements for Trooper First Class Willie M. Triplett (H-32) have been released.

According to Trooper Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the information is as follows:

“Visitation is scheduled Friday, September 11th from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church located at 12850 County Road 210 in Philadelphia, MS. Saturday, September 12th his body will lay in state at the Neshoba County Coliseum located at 12000 Highway 15 North in Philadelphia, MS.(Details regarding the start time are pending and are forthcoming).

Services will start at 2:00 p.m. at the coliseum. Interment will follow at the Beech Springs Cemetery also located on County Road 210 in Philadelphia, MS.”

Trooper First Class Triplett, who had been a member of MHP since 2007, passed away from a heart attack on September 6, 2015. He was 44 years old.

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