UPDATE: Identity released of body found on beach

UPDATE, Oct. 14 3:30 p.m.: The body of a man found floating near the county line has been identified as Timothy Adsit of Milton according to Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.

An autopsy performed Oct. 11 by the medical examiner’s office found no indications of foul play, and the sheriff’s office is awaiting toxicology results.

The body was spotted Oct. 10 floating near shore just east of the Santa Rosa County line in Santa Rosa Sound at 1:20 p.m. A family riding wave runners in the area made the discovery and called 911.

The autopsy was performed in Pensacola to determine cause, manner and time of death.

UPDATE, Oct. 11 3:30 p.m.: Foul play is not suspected in the case of a body found Oct. 10 near the shoreline on Eglin Air Force Base property just east of the county line.

According to a Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office press release, an autopsy performed today by the medical examiner’s office found no indications of foul play. The identity of the individual has not yet been confirmed.

The body was spotted floating near shore just east of the Santa Rosa County line in Santa Rosa Sound at 1:20 p.m. A family riding wave runners in the area made the discovery and called 911.

The autopsy was performed in Pensacola to determine cause, manner and time of death.

Few details have been made public at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available according to the press release.

Original, Oct. 11 9 a.m.: Unidentified human remains washed ashore midday Oct. 10 on Eglin Air Force Base property.

According to a press release, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is on scene just east of the Santa Rosa County line on Santa Rosa Island after an unidentified body washed ashore on Eglin Air Force Base property.

The circumstances surrounding the death are not yet known. A 911 call was received around 1:21 p.m. Additional information is not yet available according to the sheriff’s office, but more will be released at a later time.

Navarre Press will share updates as they become available.

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