Destin tourist who drowned in the Gulf of Mexico identified

Source - MGN

The Destin tourist who drowned on Saturday while swimming in the Gulf at Henderson Beach State Park has been identified.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has revealed 46-year-old Bhuvaneshwar Karunanithi of Ooltewah, Tennessee was the victim of the drowning.

His daughter says the victim's legs were swept out from under him in rough surf.

He went under and was pulled unconscious from the water. He was pronounced deceased at Destin Emergency Room.

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