Description released of man's body found floating near Ship Island

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has released the description of the unidentified body found floating near Ship Island on Monday.

According to Harrison County Gary Hargrove the body had been in the water for four to five days before the man was found by a boater. Hargrove said the black man is between 30 to 40-years-old.

He is 5'11" and around 250 to 275 pounds.

Hargrove said the man was clean shaven, wearing black shorts, a black long sleeve shirt with silver stripes coming up both sides to his under arm and coming out and up to the base of the neck.

The coroner said the man's shirt also has a logo on the front left side of the shirt of an airplane on top of a globe.

The man was wearing Suisse brand hiking boots. He was also wearing a Fossil watch with a big face and black strap on his left arm. On his right arm he was wearing a blue elastic bracelet.

If you think you may know who this man please contact the Harrison County Coroner's Office at 228-865-4290 or the Harrison County Sheriff's Office at 228-865-7060.

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