Police investigate drowning of man in Titusville

Body of man recovered from water Saturday, officials say

Titusville Water Rescue

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Police are investigating the drowning of a man Saturday in Titusville.

Officials said the preliminary investigation revealed the man was attempting to swim to shore from a small disabled boat in the Indian River near Marina Park in the 500 block of Marina Road.

The man has been identified as Garrett Starr, 20, of Titusville.

Witnesses reported seeing Starr call for help and go underwater at about 1:30 p.m., officials said. Officers arrived at the scene and began searching for the Starr.

Officials said the Starr’s body was recovered from the water at about 4 p.m. by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office dive team.

This incident remains under investigation by the Titusville Police Department, officials said.