LaMonica Peters

About LaMonica Peters

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for WCBI News since July 2012. Proudly bringing local news stories to the great people of Northeast Mississippi.

Two Children Presumed Dead in Creek Drowning

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Two children are missing and presumed drowned after their ATV flipped in Magby Creek on this afternoon.

According to reports from friends and family, two children between the ages of 6 and 10, Justin and Jacob Brown, went missing however they say the boys’ father and another brother survived the accident. The father is said to have been driving the ATV when the accident occurred. Columbus police, the state wild life and fisheries division and the lowndes county sheriff’s department all coordinated a command post near propst park during the search. Authorities have not released any other information at this time. The investigation is still on-going.