published Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Chickamauga man found dead on Panama City Beach

A 24-year-old Chickamauga, Ga.-man’s body was found face down floating in the water on Panama City Beach this week.

Kevin Lamar New, Jr. was removed from the water behind Tropic Winds Condominium on Front Beach Road where he had been fishing, according to news reports in the Panama City News Herald.

A beachgoer administered CPR to New until paramedics arrived on scene at about 6 a.m. Sunday. He was later pronounced dead at Bay Medical Center, according to the report.

New’s wfe told authorities that he was prone to seizures and that he was off of his medication at the time. An autopsy is pending, according to the news report.

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