UPDATE: Man identified in Marion Co. drowning

UPDATE: Man identified in Marion Co. drowning

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Authorities are investigating a drowning in Marion County.

According to Marion County Coroner Norma Williamson, a man drowned in Lake Columbia Friday afternoon after he fell out of a boat.

His body was recovered around 6:30 p.m.

Authorities have identified the man as Benny Yates, 62.