Body found in a Lee County lake identified as former MSU football player


LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The body found in a Lee County lake this week was identified as former Mississippi State football player P.J. Jones.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said they were able to make the identity from fingerprints.

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It was Monday afternoon when his body was discovered in a lake in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said it doesn’t appear foul play was involved.

The State Crime Lab is still investigating the cause of death.