Missing man found dead in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - A reported missing man was found dead Monday morning in Long Beach.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove told WLOX News 55-year-old Neil Rothe of Long Beach was found in a ditch on Alexander Road.

Hargrove confirmed Rothe was reported missing to Long Beach Police on January 4th.  Hargrove says family members last saw Rothe on January 2nd.

The coroner said an autopsy revealed Rothe accidentally drowned.

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