Young girl drowns in local pond

Lowndes County authorities are investigating the drowning of a child.

Posted: Sep 2, 2019 6:01 PM
Updated: Sep 3, 2019 1:19 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A holiday weekend turned tragic in Lowndes County where authorities are investigating a child's drowning.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said the incident happened on New Hope Road.

He identified the child as 5-year-old Annabelle Bush.

The report was made just before 9:30 a.m. Monday. 

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