City of Columbus Public Works Director Mike Pratt was found dead this morning, Sat., April 27,2013. Pratt, 44, was found at his home at 720 3rd Ave. S by emergency responders. Pratt is survived by his wife, Kim, and two sons, all of Bartlett, Tenn. Although a statement has not been released by Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant, Pratt is believed to have died of natural causes. The death is not under investigation for foul play.
The Columbus Packet would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Pratt’s family, friends and the City of Columbus. The Columbus Packet will have more details as they are released.0