Coroner: 38-year-old man drowns during fishing trip accident on Mississippi lake

Published 1:21 pm Monday, May 1, 2023

A Mississippi man drowned during a Sunday fishing trip with a friend.

Officials with the Yalobusha County Coroner’s Office report that 38-year-old Kalawinski Shaw, of Grenada, drowned in a boating accident on Tillatoba Lake.

Shaw was reportedly on a Sunday fishing trip with a friend when they fell out of the boat they were using. Shaw’s friend was able to swim to shore, but Shaw drowned, according to the coroner.

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Tillatoba Lake is located between Tillatoba and Coffeeville in Yalobusha County.