Corinth man drowns in Prentiss County Pond

Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Foul play is not suspected in the drowning death of an Alcorn County man.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ( ) that authorities recovered the body of the Corinth man Friday from a private pond near Marietta.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was seen earlier in the day in a canoe on the pond, just north of Highway 370 and on the Lee-Prentiss county line.

The search began around 3 p.m. and included members of the search and rescue teams from Prentiss and Union counties, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, as well as several area volunteer fire departments.


Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,


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