Moody AFB Airman Dies While Off Duty in Florida

Airman First Class Christopher O'Brien
Posted at 6:00 PM, Jun 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 14:07:08-04

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, GA (WTXL) - Officials have released the identity of the Moody Air Force Base airman who died in Florida over the weekend.

According to base officials, Airman First Class Christopher O'Brien died Saturday near Ginnie Springs.

O'Brien was a pararescue apprentice at the base. Base officials say the 25 year old accidentally drowned while free-diving.

Deputies in Ginnie Springs say O'Brien was found unresponsive underwater. His colleagues told them he was a master diver.

Investigators say there is no evidence of foul play, but they're still waiting an exact cause of death.


An airman at Moody Air Force Base in south Georgia has died.

Base officials have not yet released his identity, but are telling us he died in Ginnie Springs, Florida, while off duty. They're also not releasing information on when or how he died.

Authorities in that area are investigating the death, and once we get more information we'll let you know on air and online.