Body of missing swimmer in Okaloosa County recovered in Miramar Beach | Victim identity

The body of the missing swimmer in Okaloosa County was recovered Thursday afternoon.

The victim is a 14-year old boy from Louisiana.

He went missing while swimming around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin.

Deputies say his body was spotted by a beachgoer Thursday afternoon in Miramar Beach approximately 1.5 miles from where he went missing.

We are immensely sad to hear about this tragic news which was made known through several notices that we came across through the social media on September 2, 2021. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow, Someone so special can never be forgotten and will be thinking of you in this moment of pain.

Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with the family of the deceased for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.