Body of Missing Oysterman Found

APALACHICOLA- The body of 21 year old Brandon Wayne Creamer was pulled from the Apalachicola Bay Tuesday afternoon.

His body was found at about 2:30 Tuesday afternoon about a mile east of the St. George Island bridge.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Dept. said the body was spotted by helicopter and then retrieved by boat.

Authorities have been searching for Creamer since his oysterboat sank in rough waters just west of the bridge at 8:30 Monday morning.

There were two people on board, 18 year old Billie Murray was rescued from the rough waters by another boat.

Crews from FWC, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, and a boat from the Gulf County sheriff’s office along with private boats took part in the search over the past two days.

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