CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Clearwater police say the man whose body was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico had been before he went for a swim.
Police identified the man on Monday as 40-year-old Jose Gabriel Fajardo of Tampa. His body was found last Tuesday about three miles offshore.
Police say Fajardo told his cousin he was going to swim from one hotel where he had been drinking to another hotel on Sept. 15. He was not reported missing until the next day.
He was identified by the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office.