UPDATE: Deputies investigate Leon County drowning

Police ID Body Found in Ocean off Ponte Vedra
Posted at 2:45 PM, Jun 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-23 13:12:53-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--An autopsy confirms drowning as the cause of death for a teenager at a Leon County sinkhole.

Leon County deputies say 19-year old Donaje Brown was swimming with a group of friends when he started struggling.

Deputies says Brown's friends tried to save him but couldn't. It happened Saturday morning at the sinkhole next to the Tallahassee Korean Baptist Church. It's the same sinkhole where 24-year old Dominique Hollis drowned on May 19.

June 22, 2013 2:45 p.m.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--Leon County deputies are investigating a drowning at a sinkhole in Leon County.

Deputies responded to the sinkhole on Crawfordville Highway after 10 Saturday morning.

Witnesses told them a person became distressed while in the water and did not surface.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office Tactical Dive Team recovered the body of a male victim.

The identity of the victim isn't being released at this time until his family is notified.