Update: Overnight severe weather claims 1 life in Mississippi, coroner reports

MONROE COUNTY, MS. (WIAT) -- According to our CBS sister station WCBI in Mississippi, the death toll from the overnight storm has claimed the life of one person in Monroe County.

North Mississippi Storm Chasers & Spotters shared on social media that the Monroe County Coroner reports that are many injuries in Hamilton, people missing in the area and multiple homes damaged.

 This is a developing story, check back for updates.


Retraction: The original copy stated there were five deaths in Mississippi. The story has been updated to report that there is only one confirmed death, according to the coroner. 


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