Natchez Police conduct drowning investigation

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) — Natchez Police are conducting a drowning investigation.

Detective Jerry Ford said the incident happened on High Street.

The person’s body was found Thursday’s morning.

Det. Ford said they believe the victim jumped over a fence and landed in the pool, which is 7 feet deep. The victim did not live at the home where the drowning occurred, Ford said.

At this time, it appears that the drowning was accidental, according to police.

Authorities are still investigating.

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