Anna Maria, Island, Fla.-(970 WFLA)-The body of a 14 year-old Winter Haven boy has been recovered in the Gulf Of Mexico. Dushay Nelson was swept away by a strong current while swimming.
People tried to save Nelson as he was pulled out into the water, but repeated attempts fell short. The 14 year-old boy's brother was also caught in the current, but people were able to pull Deandre in. Witnesses say Dushay was trying to keep his younger brother afloat.
Manatee County Sheriff's Marine Deputies recovered the boy's body hours after he disappeared just off Anna Maria Island.
Deputies say the the Nelson family had been vacationing in the area.