November 24, 2017 9:48:25 AM
A body was discovered at Lake Lowndes Park Thursday afternoon.
Authorities responded to the scene at about 1:45 p.m., Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed. Merchant said his office has identified the victim but will not release his name until after contacting family members.
Merchant did confirm the victim is male and said the cause of death appears to be suicide.
The death is under investigation by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
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