Man’s body found in lake investigated as homicide

Man’s body found in lake investigated as homicide

MARSHALL CO., MS (WMC) - Marshall County Sheriff's Department is investigating a man's body discovered in a lake Saturday morning.

A fisherman discovered the body at about 11:30 a.m. in Chewalla Lake.

The Marshall County Coroner said the body was decomposed and had been in the lake at least a week. The man's age and race are unknown at this time.

Investigators said they have not had recent missing persons reports in the area.

The sheriff's department is investigating this case as a homicide.

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