Body Found in Lake Druid in Meridian

Meridian, Mississippi A body has been found in Lake Druid, a residential lake in the Druid Hills neighborhood in Meridian.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler has confirmed the body discovered Tuesday night will be sent for an autopsy, although there were no immediate signs of trauma.

Cobler says he was in his early fifties and his wife and daughter came to check on him, saw the boat in the water, and found him floating.

Detective Dareall Thompson says someone called in the discovery to police about 8:30 Tuesday night. Thompson says it's possibly a drowning, but they are investigating every angle.

Meridian police say they are not releasing the man's name until all family members have been notified.


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