VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi man has drowned after a friend says he fell out of a boat while fishing.
WAPT-TV reports 51-year-old Eugene King Jr. was on a Sunday morning fishing trip with the friend on a private lake when he fell out of the small boat.
Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace says King wasn't wearing a flotation device.
King's body has been sent for an autopsy at the state crime lab.
The sheriff's office and Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries department are investigating.
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