Crew pulls swimmer's body from Pensacola Beach

Crews searching for body near Pensacola Beach

Crews have pulled the body of a missing swimmer following a recovery mission in the Gulf on Santa Rosa Island.

The search was focused in an area about a mile east of Park East on Pensacola Beach.

A county spokesperson says it appears two men were out in the water.

One of them got out of the water and seems to be OK. The other man had been missing since a little after 3 p.m.

Crews found the man's body around 5:15 p.m.

Wave runners from Escambia County Fire Service were involved in the recovery along with the Coast Guard.

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