State Lawmaker in Hospital After Stroke


JACKSON, Miss.–State Rep. Tyron Ellis is in the hospital today after apparently having a stroke Tuesday. Rep. Gary Chism told media Tuesday that Ellis was taken to Baptist Hospital in Jackson.

Ellis is a Democrat from Starkville and represents House District 38, which includes parts of Clay, Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Lowndes Counties.

His condition was not known Wednesday morning.

He has been in the House for 33 years.

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