Man's body found on Conecuh

Week-long search for missing Castleberry man ends with his body found in the river

The body of 62-year old Ricky Robinson was located Friday morning in the Conecuh River about a quarter of a mile down stream from where he reportedly went under water near McGowin Bridge last Monday.

Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson said Robinson's body was discovered by a sheriff's department search team. Jackson said no foul play is suspected but noted as in all unattended deaths an autopsy will be performed.

Jackson said Robinson, 62, a Castleberry resident, and two other people were at the river on April 29. Robinson and another person swam across the river but had trouble climbing up...