53-year-old woman found dead in Back Bay

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi police are investigating the death of a woman who was found floating in the Biloxi Back Bay behind Forest Park Apartments at around 9 Sunday morning.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, 53-year-old, Biloxi resident, Alberta Graves' death was a result of drowning.

According to Biloxi Police Graves had been floating in the water for several hours. After a dive team pulled her out of the water, Biloxi Police Sgt. Benny Hickman said there were no obvious signs of trauma.

Forest Park Apartment residents said the woman was last seen yesterday evening. Residents also said the woman did not have a lease with the apartment complex, but was staying there with friends for the last six months.

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