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Man dies after being pulled from water near Shephard's Beach Resort

Posted: 2:59 PM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-18 03:30:15-04
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CLEARWATER, Fla. — A man was rushed to the hospital and later pronounced dead after being pulled from the water in Clearwater Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 25-year-old Nicholas Baldwin worked with the jet ski rental business behind Shephard's Beach Resort.

Clearwater Fire and Rescue responded to the area a little before 2 p.m. Baldwin's coworkers noticed him missing, saw him just offshore and pulled him in where they began CPR.

Baldwin was taken to Morton Plant Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

RELATED: Woman who disappeared at Shephard's Beach Resort found safe in Hillsborough County

The drowning comes just days after police began searching for a 23-year-old woman who disappeared at the same resort. Gabriella Lora was eventually found safe in Hillsborough County after Clearwater Police sent out a missing person's report Monday afternoon.

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