Police Investigating Apparent Drowning

Meridian Police say a 43-year old man died from an apparent drowning on Thursday evening.

Police chief James Reed says the incident happened about 5:15 p.m. at the upper lake. Reed says a man was fishing with his family when he somehow fell into the lake.

Police officers and firefighters arrived on the scene and immediately pulled the man from the water and transported him to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead at 5:55 p.m.

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