Coroner: Omega Protein worker died of blood loss

MOSS POINT — Officials say a maintenance worker at a Moss Point seafood plant died from blood loss.

Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus tells The Sun Herald 24-year-old Christopher Hebert was caught in a conveyor at Omega Protein Monday. Broadus said he died from loss of blood related to his injuries.

Moss Point police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the accident.

Police have ruled Hebert’s death accidental and no criminal charges will be filed.

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