DESTIN, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a body pulled from the water of the Florida Panhandle was that of a Mississippi man who apparently drowned. The Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office identified the victim Sunday as 43-year-old Roscoe Brooks of Shannon, Mississippi. A witness said Brooks appeared to be in trouble when spotted with a boogie board […]
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.