86-year-old man drowns in Adams County lake

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ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — An Adams County man is dead from drowning in a lake.

The victim is 86-year-old Frank Sullivan, officials said.

According to Sheriff’s Deputies, they were called to 21 Pintail Lake on Tuesday in reference to a drowning.

They said a federal wildlife officer told them they received a call from someone fishing in the area  hat they found an empty boat on Lake Gillard. The person also found a hat and a paddle floating in the water.

Authorities found a red Toyota pickup truck in the parking area close by and learned that it belonged to Sullivan.

Officials found his body around 6 p.m. in the lake.

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