Baton Rouge man drowns off coast in Destin

Jim Hanzo
June 16, 2019 - 5:02 pm



A Baton Rouge man drowned off the beach in Destin, according to authorities.  

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that 36-year-old Carlos Wuberto Rodriguez was llast seen flailing his arms in the water off Destin before he drowned. 

The drowning happened on Friday.

The sheriff's office says bystanders pulled him to shore but he was already unconscious by then.

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