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Latest on death of Baptist Health Care executive

Baptist Chief Financial Officer, Kerry Vermillion's, body was pulled from the Santa Rosa Sound yesterday around noon .

Vermillion went missing in the water Friday, about a quarter mile off portofino island resort.
He was out on a boat with friends when authorities say he jumped into the water to go swimming.
He went under and never came back up.
Vermillion's body was found about a half-mile west of where he went missing.
Kerry Vermillion was 47 years old.
His  death is under investigation.

The President of Baptist Health Care and its CEO, Mark Faulkner, released a statement saying, "Kerry Vermillion's dedication to this organization and our community erves as a great example for what it means to be a remarkable person, as well as a great leader. He was a dear friend and respected colleague."