JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A coroner has released the name of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson.
Nathan Griffith was a student at Brandon High School.
Rankin County coroner David Ruth says Griffith died from fresh water drowning.
Three teenagers were fishing early Sunday when the Griffith fell out of the boat.
Reservoir Police Chief Terrell Dixon says Griffith's body was recovered from the water shortly after the drowning.
Ruth says Griffith was not wearing a flotation device.
Ruth says no foul play is suspected in the drowning.