11-103-CWS | October 8, 2011
BILOXI, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Marine Patrol is investigating a boating accident involving one fatality, which occurred Saturday morning in the Bay of St. Louis.
Marine Patrol officers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 11 a.m. and are still in the process of conducting an investigation in cooperation with the Harrison County Coroner.
The three people involved in the accident have been accounted for.
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.
Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer
Phone: (228) 523-4101