Body Found Floating In The Sound Was A Drowning

A woman whose body was found in the water off the beach in Biloxi drowned.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove released the results of an autopsy Thursday afternoon.

Eva Louise Sayers, 45, was from Shreveport, La. Her body was found about 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators are looking into the possibility the woman was walking along the Veterans Avenue pier when she fell into the water. Police say alcohol may have played a role in her death.