HARMONTOWN, Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities in Lafayette County are investigating the death of a man who apparently drowned at Sardis Lake.
HottyToddy.com reports that deputies were called around 5 p.m. Monday to the Wyatts Boat Landing for a possible drowning.
Upon arrival, investigators learned that 73-year-old Junior Sides had been fishing when he stood up in the boat then fell out and drowned.
Life-saving efforts were performed but were unsuccessful.
Officials said Sides was not wearing a life jacket.