Birmingham Man Dies in Tunica Casino Water Fountain

Hollywood Casino in Tunica, MS.

Hollywood Casino in Tunica, Ms.

On Sunday, May 1, police responded to a report that a man had fallen into a casino fountain in Tunica.


The site of the accident was the Hollywood Casino, near the buffet area. Bob Jerome Murray, 48, was pronounced dead at 10:15.

One unconfirmed witness said that Murray was standing by the fountain when a friend tossed him a pack of cigarettes. When Murray tried to catch them he fell in. It took officials some time to actually find the body.

Murray’s body has been sent to the Mississippi Crime lab for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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