Death Investigation Continues

Meridian, Miss. Authorities say the body of a man found in a lake in Meridian Tuesday night has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

The body was found about 8:30 p.m. in Lake Druid in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Meridian.

The man was found floating in the water after his wife and daughter went to check on him. He had apparently been fishing.

Authorities say the death appears to be a drowning, but the case is being investigated.