Cadaver dogs used in search for missing man whose groceries were found floating in lake

Published 7:51 am Saturday, July 6, 2019

Authorities searching for a missing Mississippi man now believe he has died.

WLBT-TV reports authorities searching for Wesley Berry, 66, of Woodville, have shifted the search from that of a rescue to that of a recovery.

Berry was last seen June 25. He’s known to use a boat to get to his property on Lake Mary in Wilkinson County during times of flooding.

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People found a gas can and groceries in the lake believed to have been Berry’s.

The TV station reports cadaver dogs are now being used in the search.