BILOXI (WLOX) -- Authorities believe they have found the body of the missing construction worker who may have drowned in the Biloxi River at Dedeaux Park Saturday afternoon.
According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, someone reported seeing a body floating in the water Wednesday evening. Crews recovered the corpse around 6:30pm.
Hargrove told WLOX News he believes it is Gabriel Hermillo Alvarez, 30, of Honduras. Alvarez was a construction worker who had been working in South Mississippi.
An official cause of death will be released Thursday after an autopsy is performed.
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