Person County man drowns at Mayo Lake

September 1, 2013 2:34:36 PM PDT
A Person County man drowned Sunday afternoon at Mayo Lake in Roxboro, according to the Person County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said 36-year-old John Perry was swimming near the lake's boat landing around 2 p.m. when he went under.

Rescue crews were called to the scene and recovered the man's body. Officials said the drowning was accidental.

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