Dead sea turtle washes ashore in Perdido Key

Northwest Florida

PERDIDO KEY, Fla. (WKRG) – A dead sea turtle washed ashore in Perdido Key Tuesday night, according to Laura Collins who spotted the turtle around 7:30 p.m.

Collins says she spotted the turtle in front of The Windemere. She tells News 5 she contacted the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, but so far the sea turtle has not been removed from the beach.

It’s unclear if the turtle was hit by a boat or what caused its’ death.

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