19 year old drowns in pool

Published 1:49 am Sunday, July 13, 2008

A young man drowned in a pool in the Nicholson area early this week.

On Monday, Kevin Bersuder, 19, of 129 Cypress Point was found at the bottom of the pool at that residence and pulled out. Emergency personnel were called to the scene at about 7:36 p.m. that night, said Chief Investigator with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department Shane Tucker.

Life saving measures were performed on Bersuder as he was taken to Highland Community Hospital.

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Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said the death was ruled as an accidental drowning.