Office of Emergency Management Coordinator Tim Chennault informed the quorum court justices of the recent drowning death of a man at the end of March.

Chennault said that on March 31, a call was received about a man in the water at Ashbrooke [Island].

Chennault said that the man’s call was received by emergency responders in Washington County, Miss., because the his cell signal had gone through the cell tower in that county when he placed the call for help.

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