Area Weekend Drowning

One person has drowned after being caught in the Gulf of Mexico rip currents off St. George Island in Franklin County on Sunday.

State Park rangers tried to resuscitate the man but with no success.
The apparent drowning victim was identified as 43 year old Anjum Reza Syed of Tallahassee.

Franklin County Sheriff Mike Mock said the victim was spending the day with his family at St. George State Park when he became trapped in to rip currents and was dragged under.

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