Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said the body found in the Mississippi Sound on Thursday is 36-year-old Samuel Begner of Atlanta, GA.
An autopsy indicates Begner died from drowning Sunday.
His body was found after a person checking on crab pots near the Small Craft Harbor in Gulfport spotted Begner's body in shallow water around 9 Wednesday morning.
Responders recovered his body about a quarter of a mile off shore, just south of Kelly Avenue.
Hargrove said, Begner traveled to the Gulf Coast on Friday to visit the casinos.
A Gulfport Community Service Tech spotted a car parked Sunday at Gulf Avenue and Hwy 90. When the car was still there on Monday, authorities ran Begner's tag and discovered he was reported missing from Atlanta.
He reportedly packed a two man inflatable kayak in his vehicle. Authorities said that kayak was missing from its box.
Gulfport police said they do not suspect foul play at this time.
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