DESTIN — The victim of a drowning on Saturday at Henderson Beach State Park has been identified as  Bhuvaneshwar Karunanithi of Ooltewah, Tennessee.

 

According to a news release from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Karunatithi's daughter told deputies he was swept off his feet by rough current in about thigh-deep water.

The victim, who was 46, was unconscious when he was pulled from the water, the release said.

Karunatithi's was taken to Destin Emergency Room, where he was pronounced dead.