Dock Worker Found Dead in Bay

MIRAMAR BEACH-- Walton County Deputies are investigating the death of a contracted worker found floating in Choctawhatchee Bay.

It happened Thursday afternoon on Shore Drive in Miramar Beach. A homeowner hire 50 year old ken long to repair a dock.

Most of the 40 homes on Shore Drive have docks. The homeowner apparently went out to check on long and found him floating face down in the water.

The Medial Examiner is performing an autopsy to determine the cause of death.