Apparent drowning at Vortex Springs

A man is dead after an apparent drowning at Vortex Springs Monday. (Geralt)

HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A man is dead from an apparent drowning at Vortex Springs in Ponce de Leon.

According to Holmes County Sheriff's Office's report, it happened Monday afternoon. Witnesses say the man went down a slide north of the swimming area but didn't come back up. Reports say a rescue diver was able to find the man a short time later.

Officials say the identity of the man who passed has not been released because he is here on a work visa and his family has not been notified.

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