Former MS, TN medical examiner pleads guilty - - Jackson, MS

Former MS, TN medical examiner pleads guilty

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi's former medical examiner pleads guilty in Tennessee to official misconduct.

Former Tennessee and Mississippi Medical Examiner Bruce Levy, 50, was accused of taking marijuana from evidence lockers.

Levy was arrested in Ridgeland in March after investigators found a package of pot with his name on it at a distribution center and more of the drug in his hotel room.

After his arrest, the Mississippi suspended contracts with his businesses.

Levy also lost his job as Nashville's coroner.

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