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Former Hinds County Sheriff laid to rest Monday

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RIDGELAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Funeral service was held Monday for former Hinds County Sheriff Malcolm McMillin. He died Thursday morning at St. Dominic Hospital after a long illness.

Monday, those who loved and admired him gathered at St. Columbs Episcopal Church in Ridgeland for his funeral.

McMillin served as sheriff from 19-92 through 20-11. At one point, he served as both Hinds County Sheriff and Jackson Police Chief at the same time. 

Chief Torrence Mayfield: "Gentle Giant," said Edwards Police Chief Torrence Mayfield. "He did a lot for a lot of people. for blacks and whites throughout the community of Hinds. Went out of his way and had an open door policy."

Malcolm McMillin was 72-years-old. He leaves behind a wife of 52 years and three adult children. 

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