CCSO recovers body of allegedly drunk canal jumper

Photographer: Elias Yacob

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. – A man’s body was recovered from a Collier County canal after investigators said he became drunk, jumped into the water and never resurfaced.

Deputies with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an intoxicated person near the 2100-block of 41st Terrace SW around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived, the man reportedly jumped into the canal.

He has not yet been identified.

No further information was immediately available.

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