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Woman found floating is identified

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Gulfport Police have identified the dead woman found floating in the water near Jones Park on Friday.

Marquita Fairley, 27 of Gulfport was identified by family members after the Gulfport Police Department posted information about a person who was found near the park.

According to Gulfport P. D., Fairley's family members said she was last seen on Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

An autopsy determined the cause of death was drowning.

Fairley's death is still under investigation.

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