BREAKING: Body found during search for missing snorkeler in Destin

Northwest Florida

UPDATE: The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says they have recovered a body and they are taking it to the medical examiners office for identification.



The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is searching for a missing snorkeler who disappeared Sunday evening off the Destin east jetty. Friends say the 28-year old tourist was with a group of snorkelers when they noticed he was missing during a head count around 6:30 p.m. The OCSO Dive Team searched for the man but had to call it off due to unsafe conditions. The search will continue this morning


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