DESTIN DROWNING VICTIM IDENTIFIED AS MISSISSIPPI VISITORMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jun 22 2020 9:14 AM
A man who drowned Saturday while snorkeling near Destin’s west jetties has been identified as 29-year old Michael Cole of Byrum, Mississippi.
Witnesses noticed Cole struggling in the water around 3 p.m. but were unable to get to him before he went under.
CPR was initiated and he was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.