Two bodies recovered near Gulf Shores; believed to be missing swimmers from New Orleans

Two bodies recovered near Gulf Shores; believed to be missing swimmers from New Orleans
(Source: U.S. Coast Guard/File)

GULF SHORES, Al. (WVUE) -Police in Orange Beach, Alabama believe two bodies recovered Tuesday morning near Gulf Shores are those of two missing swimmers from New Orleans.

Orange Beach authorities say the bodies were found along Baldwin County’s Gulf Coast shore.

Around 5:30 a.m., a body washed ashore in Gulf Shores in the state park. A second body was found in Gulf Shores near 6th Street.

Officials say more details will be made available later.

Authorities have been searching the area for two swimmers missing since the Memorial Day weekend.

The swimmers went missing near Perdido Pass Sunday night.

Witnesses say the two men were seen hanging onto a float, waving their arms for help.

Around the same time a third swimmer, a woman, was found floating face down in the water by boaters nearby and airlifted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola in critical condition.

She has been identified as 28-year-old Jasmine Brundy.

The two missing men were identified as 22-year-old Darius Robinson and 28-year-old Ryan Guy.

Police say the three were visiting from Louisiana together.

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