Black Sunday revisited

Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:53 PM.


The following are those who drowned on June 8, 2003, or as a result of injuries in the water.


  • Marietta Yakstis, 62, of Illinois, at Eastern Lake
  • David Che-Hsien Huang, 40, of Houston, at Dune Allen
  • Curtis Corhan, 53, of Bunker Creek, at Blue Mountain Beach
  • Larry LaMotte, 60, of Atlanta, at Grayton Beach
  • Ken Brindley, 36, of Conway, Ark., at Grayton Beach; trying to save LaMotte
  • Bob Heymeyer, 53, St. Louis, Mo., near Capt. Dave's restaurant
  • Shalyn Cuadrado, 32, of Metairie, La., along Old 98


  • Marla Amos, 31, of Sellersburg, Ind., at James Lee Park 

Flag Warning System:
Double Red Flag: Water is closed to public (dangerous water conditions)
Red Flag: High Hazard (high surf and/or strong currents)
Yellow Flag: Medium Hazard (moderate surf and/or currents)
Green Flag: Low Hazard (calm conditions, exercise caution)
Purple Flag: Marine Pests Present (jellyfish, stingrays, dangerous fish)

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