DROWNING.pngFor Immediate Release

October 23, 2017

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s deputies are currently on scene of an apparent drowning off Scene Gulf Drive.

At 6:44pm WCSO responded to a male being pulled out of the water by bystanders near Sandy Cay Drive between Pompano Joe’s and the Okaloosa County line. South Walton Fire District responded and the victim was pronounced dead at 6:57pm.

The victim is a 56-year-old man visiting Walton County from Tennessee. A WCSO Chaplin is responding to provide assistance to the family. This is all the information being released at this time..