The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department confirmed 71-year-old Robert Paige was pronounced dead after his car was found in a lake Friday morning.
Major Pete Luke said that officers were on scene just before 7:00 a.m. on Friday where the found the vehicle had left the roadway and gone into the water near Lebanon Pinegrove Road off of Highway 18.
Crews pulled the car out of the water and the individual was inside and deceased.
In a twist, the Jackson Police Department say the man was wanted in the questioning of another death.
JPD confirms body found in Hinds County lake this morning, Robert Paige, was wanted for “questioning” re: remains found on Greenwood Ave.
— Jackson Police Dept. (@JacksonMSPolice) September 1, 2017