Police Find Body Near Clearwater Beach

Clearwater_Police_2013Clearwater police on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was believed to have drowned over the weekend.

Police say the body was found about three miles offshore, after Coast Guard officials received a call from the Reel Deal fishing boat just after 7:30 a.m.

Coast Guard crews retrieved the body less than an hour later, police say.

Detectives say the body likely is that of a 40-year-old man who was last seen Sunday around 5 p.m. behind the Holiday Inn Sunspree, 521 S. Gulfview Blvd.


Source: TBO