Panama City police locate floating body in Watson Bayou

When they arrived on the scene, officials say the deceased was identified as Robert Edward Liles, 56. (MGN)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Panama City Police, a body was found floating in the Watson Bayou on Sunday.

They say they responded to the area of the Millville Water Treatment Plant. When they arrived on the scene, officials say the deceased was identified as Robert Edward Liles, 56. He was floating near the shoreline.

Officials say there is no evidence of foul play at this time. The Panama City Police Department urges anyone who may have information to call 850-872-3100 or report their tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers 850-785-TIPS.

The investigation is ongoing.

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