Ole Miss sprinter died from one shot to head, coroner says

Updated: October 1, 2007, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

OXFORD, Miss. -- Mississippi sprinter Rodney Lydale Lockhart died from one gun shot to the front of his head, Lafayette County Coroner Lonnie Weaver said Sunday.

Lockhart, a junior psychology major and member of the gold medal-winning U.S. 1,600-meter relay team in the 2006 World Junior Championships in Beijing, was found shot to death Saturday at his apartment near the Ole Miss campus.

Weaver told The Associated Press that an autopsy was performed Sunday.

"He died ...

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