PASS CHRISTIAN, MS. (THECOUNT) — Jerry Michael Henderson of Pass Christian, Mississippi, has been identified as the body discovered floating in the Pass Christian Harbor Friday.

Henderson, 62, was reported as a missing person earlier in the week.


Deputy Chief Darren Freeman with the Pass Christian Police Department said the body was discovered around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

The Department of Marine Resources was dispatched to recover the body, reports WLOX.

Henderson was last seen in the vicinity of Shaggy’s Pass Harbor on January 28.

His death was ruled as an accidental drowning.

Geo quick facts: Pass Christian, nicknamed The Pass, is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States. It is part of the Gulfport–Biloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,613 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.