Indiana man drowns near Crab Island
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - An Indiana man’s body was found floating near Crab Island in Okaloosa County Tuesday.
According to sheriff’s deputies, the 46-year-old was found floating in the water just south of Destin’s Marler Bridge by boaters.
Officials say the man and some friends had rented a pontoon boat Tuesday morning and anchored it off Crab Island.
A short time later, deputies say the man told friends he was going to swim to the beach to collect shells but deputies say he never returned.
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