Gulfport man recovered from water near Island View

Gulfport man recovered from water near Island View

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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