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Baptist Health Care CFO's body found in Santa Rosa Sound
PENSACOLA BEACH -- The body pulled from the Santa Rosa Sound Sunday is that of a Baptist Health Care executive.
Baptist Chief Financial Officer Kerry Vermillion's body was found around noon .
Vermillion went missing in the water Friday about a quarter mile off Portofino Island Resort.
He was out on a boat with a co-worker and some friends when authorities say he jumped into the water to go swimming.
He went under and never resurfaced.
Crews searched the area all weekend.
Vermillion's body was found about a half-mile west of where he went missing.
People at Quietwater Beach were shocked to hear about what happened.
Kerry Vermillion was 47 years-old.
He leaves behind a wife and two children.
His exact cause of death remains under investigation.