Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Northwest Florida

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.- The coast guard has officially suspended their search for 20-year-old William Collinsworth of Louisiana after he went missing in the water on Friday evening. 

Beach police said Collinsworth and a friend got caught out in the rough surf and while the friend got back into safety near Sandpiper Beach resort, Collinsworth did not. 

He was last seen around 6 p.m. Friday. 

Officers said he’s a white male with long curly brown hair, a thin build and was last seen wearing black swim shorts. 

If you have any information regarding this case, contact Panama City Beach police. 
 

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