Harrison County

Police seek identity of woman floating near Jones Park

Police are asking the public’s help to identify a woman found floating in the water at Jones Park’s Moses Pier late Friday night.

The victim is a black female, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 105 pounds, said Capt. Ken Brown.

Fishermen spotted the woman’s body floating in the water about midnight, he said.

An autopsy is pending and the cause of death is unknown, Brown said.

Anyone with information about the woman’s identity is asked to call Gulfport Police at 868-5959.

SunHerald.com updates this story as information is available.