Sheriff: Man drowns off Amelia Island

Posted at 5:50 AM, Sep 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-03 07:36:24-04

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a man drowned off Amelia Island.

Sheriff Bill Leeper told The Florida Times-Union ( ) that the man was pulled from the surf just south of The Ritz-Carlton hotel about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The man's identity hasn't been released.

No further details were immediately available.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union,