Body found in Pass Christian ruled accidental drowning
According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, the death of 62-year-old Jerry Henderson is confirmed as an accidental drowning.
Hargrove tells News 25 that all indications show Henderson fell into the water from the boat he lived on. He says Henderson’s body was found around 2:30 p.m. on February 8th near the west side of the harbor.
Pass Christian Police Chief Tim Hendricks said after someone spotted the body near pier one of the harbor, the Department of Marine Resources arrived to recover the body.