Body Found In Search For Man In West Palm Beach Intracoastal

West Palm Beach Police say a man whose body was found in the Intracoastal jumped from a yacht while firefighters were putting out a boat fire.

The man, in his forties, had been spotted by witnesses jumping from the yacht after another boat caught fire at the Palm Harbor Marina early Tuesday morning.


According to West Palm Beach Police, a firefighter jumped in immediately to find the man but was unable to locate him.

Divers searched for over an hour, then turned the investigation over to police and the U.S. Coast Guard.

The body was found around 8 a.m. underneath a boat.

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Photo: CBS 12


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