Divers recovered the body of David Lagarde, 28, of Gulfport on Saturday night from the Ocean Springs harbor.
Lagarde was pronounced dead at 10:50 p.m. at the harbor, Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus said. She said Lagarde had gone out in a boat with another man.
They apparently had boating problems and headed back in, Broadus said. Lagarde was trying to tie off the boat, information indicates, when he slipped into the water.
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