Body found in Hazlehurst lake identified - - Jackson, MS

Body found in Hazlehurst lake identified

HAZLEHURST, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hazlehurst police say they do not suspect foul play in the death of a man found floating in a lake this morning.

Hazlehurst Police Chief Byron Swilley says it appears 52 year old Thomas Charles Harris had a seizure and fell into Lake Hazle. Chief Swilley says Harris had a history of seizures.

He says a person who was fishing at the lake discovered the body around 10 am.

Swilley believes Harris' body had been in the lake for two to three days. An autopsy has been ordered.

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