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Body of missing swimmer found in Gulf near Clearwater

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Rescue crews looking for Poindexter Rescue crews looking for Poindexter
CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -

Clearwater Fire and Rescue crews recovered the body of James Poindexter in the Gulf of Mexico near Clearwater Wednesday afternoon.

Poindexter is the Spring Hill man who went missing Monday.

The body was found about four miles offshore.  Someone on board of a catamaran saw the body floating and called authorities.

A fireboat retrieved the body and brought it onshore, firefighters said.

Related story: 09/02/2013 Man missing after walk with friends in water

 

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