Multiple agencies investigate records tampering at MSU

Staff Writer

Multiple law enforcement agencies served a search warrant in Oktibbeha County Thursday afternoon.

Chief Communications Officer for Mississippi State University Sid Salter said authorities responded to The Garden Homes of Highlands Plantation to serve a search warrant regarding an investigation centering around the possible tampering with MSU records.

Salter would not disclose the nature the university records involved at this time.

"The target of the search warrant has not been identified and formal charges have not been filed," Salter said.

Salter said the incident is subsequent to an ongoing local, state and federal investigation.

As the investigation continues, Salter said more information may become available.