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Gulfport man recovered from water near Island View

No information regarding the victim has been released. (Photo source: WLOX News) No information regarding the victim has been released. (Photo source: WLOX News)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has confirmed that 49-year-old James Lewis accidentally drowned near Island View Casino Sunday evening. 

The Gulfport Fire Department dive team recovered Lewis' body at 6:31 p.m., and he was pronounced dead. 

According to the victim's cousin, Lewis walked into the water, and started doggy paddling before going under. 

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