Dead boater off Marco apparently suffered heart attack

A lone boater was found dead in his vessel off Marco Island on Tuesday afternoon, believed to have been a victim of a heart attack or stroke.

A member of the U.S. Coast Guard said the boat was found moving in circles around 3:30 p.m.

The man was pronounced dead after law enforcement officers responded to the scene.

Further information, such as the name of the boater, wasn’t immediately released.

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26yearsonmarco writes:

My condolences to the family of a great "Marco Old Timer". Its everyones dream to pass on doing what you love, and not suffering.

It appears to me, based on their comments, the writers above you also love "crabbing", but I find it in bad taste.

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