PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss.- The bodies of two men who went missing late Tuesday night in Pass Christian were found early Wednesday morning. Marine Patrol divers discovered the body of 51-year-old Alphonze Dedeaux, and 56-year-old Gerald Dixon, both of Pass Christian.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove told WLOX-TV that the two men were reported missing close to 11:00 Tuesday night, and first responders found their truck, along with an empty trailer, but no sign of the boaters.
Then a capsized boat was discovered about 200 yards west of the Merlin Necaise Boat Launch on West Wittman road.
The coroner did rule both deaths accidental due to drowning.