Moss Point man found drowned after going overboard

May 21, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The body of a drowned man has been found in the Escatawpa River.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department says the body of Timothy Gordon Sr. of Moss Point was found about 12 p.m. Saturday, the Mississippi Press reports.

Gordon and Curtis Goleman, a Grand Bay, Ala., resident, were on the Escatawpa River about 5 p.m. Friday when their boat hit something and both men were thrown overboard. Gordon was not wearing a life preserver.