Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor

29 New LondonNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located a body matching the description of the missing person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2:33 a.m., Tuesday, that an African-American male, appearing to be 40 years old or older, wearing a white T-shirt, fell into the water and drifted away from shore.

A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Gulfport located the body at 9:58 a.m.

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered the body and transported it to shore.

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