Man found dead near Sebastian Inlet State Park

Sebastian Inlet
Sebastian Inlet

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) told Sebastian Daily that a man from Malabar went overboard while fishing at the  Sebastian Inlet State Park.

The man, identified as Samuel Martinez, 33, was fishing on a boat when he fell overboard and was later found dead.

Martinez’s body was found around 9:45 p.m. Friday night. 

“Our thoughts are with the family of Mr. Martinez during this difficult time,” the FWC said.

The investigation is ongoing and we will provide updates as new information is available. 

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.