Arrest made in cowbell incident - - Jackson, MS

Arrest made in cowbell incident

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Mississippi State University student with assault for hitting another student with a cowbell after the Egg Bowl in November.

MSU Police Department Sgt. Brad Massey tells the Starkville Daily News that 23-year-old Brett Morgan Vowell of Columbus turned himself in Wednesday and was released on $5,000 bond.

Massey says Vowell has been charged with aggravated assault. No court date has been set.

The incident occurred in the student section in the north end zone at MSU stadium during the post-game celebration following the Bulldogs victory over Mississippi on Nov. 28, 2009.

Police say the victim suffered a severe head wound after being struck in the head with a cowbell after an argument. The victim hasn't been identified.

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