Body of Drowned Man Recovered from Local Sinkhole

by Michael Mosher on September 16, 2013

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Tallahassee, FL – Leon County deputies have recovered the body of a man they say drowned in a sinkhole.

The body of a man family and friends have identified as Dominique Hollis was found around 9:30 Monday morning.

Deputies say Hollis and some friends were swimming at a sinkhole off of Crawfordville Highway Sunday when Hollis jumped into the water and began struggling to swim.

Deputies say his friends tried to help, but were unsuccessful.

Family and friends of Hollis describe him as a sweet, kind, young man who always had a smile on his face.

They say he enjoyed singing Gospel music, dancing and shopping.

They say he had just started a new job at Applebee’s.

An autopsy is being conducted today to determine his official cause of death.

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