JCSD identifies drowning victim

JCSD identifies drowning victim

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Jones County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating a drowning that occurred Monday evening.

Deputies were dispatched around 5:00 p.m. to Eastabuchie Park in south Jones County.

An unresponsive male, identified as Joey Pigott, 42 of Sumrall, was found on the scene.

Pigott was transported to Forrest General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The case is under investigation.