Hotel pool drowning victim identified - - The News for South Mississippi

Hotel pool drowning victim identified

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart says no foul play is suspected in the death of 28-year-old, Ben Johnson.

The Greenwood man was found just before 10 p.m. Friday at the Marriot on Amite Street.

That's according to Jackson Fire Department Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis.

The coroner said Johnson was poolside with his family and baby.

She also said there were no injuries to his body.

Firefighters, AMR, and Jackson Police responded to the scene.

Johnson later died at Baptist Hospital.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

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