Police investigate dead body found in Mississippi lake

Published 10:46 pm Monday, May 11, 2020

Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in a lake Saturday afternoon in Meridian.

Lauderdale Coroner Clayton Cobler said around 4 p.m. on 5820 East Lake Drive, an unidentified black male was found.

The body has been taken to the Mississippi Crime Lab in Pearl for an autopsy, he said.