Body found in Matantas Beach area may be missing swimmer

Jacksonville, FL — Two days after a Florida man went missing in the St. Augustine Beach area, a body was located along the shoreline in Matanzas Beach.

WOKV first reported that Jacob Turner, from the Tampa-area, got caught up in a rip current late on Sunday while at the beach with friend.s.

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office says no identity has been confirmed at this time, but it is possible that the discovery is Jacob Turner.   The Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy to confim the identity and cause of death.

Dangerous rip currents from Hurricane Humberto led to at least 13 rescues on Sunday by St. Johns County Fire and Rescue.  Rip currents are expected to remain strong throughout the week.

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