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Man dies after disappearing in surf off Fort Myers Beach

By Staff | Sep 10, 2012

A person reported missing while swimming was found shortly after, unconscious and not breathing on the beach behind the Diamond Head Resort late Sunday afternoon.

Lee County deputies answering the missing person call were redirected to the resort at 2000 Estero Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach when the second call war received shortly before 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, paramedics were already in the process of performing first aide to a male who was lying in the sand near the shore line. After a thorough effort by EMS, the male was pronounced deceased, officials said.

No other information has yet been released.

Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office