Harris Co. launches death investigation at West Point Lake

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HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -  Harris County authorities are investigating a death that occurred at West Point Lake on Turkey Island.

Wednesday, two friends were fishing and camping on Turkey Island.

Thursday morning, one of the men said he woke up to find his 51-year-old friend dead.

Harris County deputies are investigating, but officials say there is nothing suspicious and believed the man died of natural causes.

A family member says the man suffered from diabetes.

Meanwhile, the Harris County coroner tell us his body has been sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy. 

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