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This angler was lost last Sunday night while floundering with his 18 year old nephew. The nephew was spotted early Monday mornng by a motorist traveling across Choctawhatchee Bay on hwy 331.


Subject: Press Release: Missing boater located in Choctawhatchee Bay


Missing boater located in Choctawhatchee Bay

For Immediate Release

November 4, 2012

Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) received a 911 call this morning at approximately 9:10 a.m. from a boater in the Choctawhatchee Bay who had located a body. WCSO beach/marine patrol responded to an area in the middle of the bay north of County Road 393.

The body was identified as Robert Shawn Gregory, the missing boater from the vessel that capsized on October 29, 2012. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) responded to the scene, as well as the medical examiner’s office.

WCSO has been assisting the FWC with the search this week by using numerous boats, a helicopter, a wave runner, a cadaver dog, the dive team and the MBAT (Mobile Command). The FWC is currently investigating this incident.

Investigator Wendy C Ammons

Walton County Sheriff's Office

Public Information Officer/Internal Affairs/Intern Coordinator, Professional Standards Bureau

752 Triple G Road

Defuniak Springs, FL 32433


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