Coroner: Man found in Jackson County pond drowned

Coroner: Man found in Jackson County pond drowned

ST. MARTIN, MS (WLOX) - Authorities in Jackson County say the man found dead in a pond at a St. Martin apartment complex on Monday drowned.

Deputy Coroner Jason Moody confirmed the cause of death, but the circumstances surrounding the drowning are not being released.

Moody said the name of the victim is being withheld as well.

Officials said the body is a Hispanic adult male.

Maintenance workers discovered the body Monday afternoon at the Reserve at Gulf Hills apartment complex.

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