TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Authorities have released the name of the person whose body was found in a lake on the east side of Tupelo.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as James K. Parker, 30, of Panola County.
His family had recently reported him missing.
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Police said Parker's body was discovered around 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in a lake on Briar Ridge Road.
Green said the body will be sent for an autopsy.
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