OCSO: One dead after suspected drowning

DESTIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, one person is dead after a suspected drowning.

Deputies say they pulled a man out of the Gulf of Mexico near Sandpiper Cove in Destin Saturday afternoon.

They say he was lying face down in the water and not breathing.

He was taken to the Destin Emergency Room where officials say he passed away an hour later.

His identity is not known at this time.

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