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Gulfport police identify woman's body found in Jones Park

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport police have identified the dead woman found floating in the water near Jones Park on Friday, May 29, 2011.

Marquita Fairley, 27 of Gulfport was identified by family members who called after the Gulfport Police Department posted information about a person who was found near the park.

According to Gulfport Police Department's Public Information Officer Ken Brown, Fairley's family members said she was last seen on Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

An autopsy determined the cause of death was drowning. Fairley's death is still under investigation.

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