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Man found dead on beach in Gulfport


A man's body was found on the beach in Gulfport Thursday morning, and officials are still trying to determine how he died.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said he received a call from the Sand Beach Authority just before 8am. Work crews had spotted a man slumped over in his chair on the beach near Lewis Avenue. The crews remembered seeing the man walking to the beach with his chair around 2pm Wednesday afternoon.

An autopsy is underway, and family members are still being notified of the man's passing.

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