January 21, 2019 10:59:55 AM
An individual found deceased at the Columbus Lock and Dam over the weekend is believed to have died by suicide.
Authorities responded to the lock and dam Saturday evening where the deceased was found near a vehicle.
Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said the victim is a 54-year-old from West Point and that his injuries do appear to have been self-inflicted.
1. Dispatch managing editor arrested over incident at Trotter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MDAH declares Hunt building a Mississippi Landmark COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Cedarhill suffers damage from felled tree in Thursday storm COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY