2 Georgia men drown off Florida beach over Father's Day weekend

Two Georgia men drown off Panama City Beach.

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Two Georgia men drowned in separate incidents off a Panama City Beach over Father's Day weekend, police say.

A 21-year-old Cartersville man drowned after beachgoers saw him being swept away by a large wave on Sunday. Tony Orlando Jackson's body was found in the water about 2 hours after police responded to a distressed swimmer call.


On Saturday, 67-year-old Eugene Spann of Atlanta was pulled from the Gulf of Mexico. Police said he was pronounced dead at a hospital.