Former Mississippi District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith died Friday from injuries he sust...

Former Hinds Co. district attorney dies from injuries sustained in car accident – Clarion Ledger

Former Mississippi District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith died Friday from injuries he sustained during a car crash earlier this month, Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart confirmed.Smith, 50, was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in critical condition on Sept. 1 following a car crash, according to the Associated Press.Smith served as district attorney for 12 years before he running unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2019. Since leaving office he has been running the Cochran law firm in Jackson. Current Hinds County District Attorney Jody E. Owens, II released a statement shared in a Facebook post sending heartfelt prayers and sympathy to Smith's family."We …

 

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