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Ormond Beach Observer Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 5 months ago

Transient man drowns in Ormond Beach area creek

The man was found facedown in Thompson Creek.
by: Jarleene Almenas News Editor

A transient man drowned in Thompson Creek over the holidays after falling into the water, according to a report from the Ormond Beach Police Department.

The victim, whose identity was not released, was found facedown in the water by police at 9:34 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28. The report states that the man looked "lifeless" to the officer, since there were no bubbles or water ripples and the man "appeared to have been changing color." 

The victim was pronounced dead at 9:43 p.m. He was known to police officers as a transient who regularly frequented the area surrounding Thompson Creek Road, according to the report.  

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