Authorities release identity of South Padre Island drowning victim
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:05:39 GMT —
Authorities have released the identity of a man who drowned in the Gulf of Mexico off of South Padre Island.
Cameron County Parks police said the man had been identified as 44-year-old Kean Kenneth Koite of Harlingen.
Parks police were called out to Beach Access 6 on Friday morning after Koite's body washed up on shore.
Investigators believe Koite drowned but a full autopsy has been ordered to learn more about his death.
Family members are planning the Harlingen man's funeral.