ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford identified the man who drowned in the Tenn-Tom Waterway Saturday.
She said Christopher O'Neil Brown, 24, from New Albany, drowned near the Jamie Whitten Campground between Lock C and D.
Sheriff Chris Dickinson said he got the call around noon.
Dickinson said Brown was on a boat and jumped off.
Witnesses saw Brown swim back to the top, go back down into the water and never resurface, said Dickinson.
Sheriff Dickinson said his family was present. A search was underway to find Brown's body.