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Police identify woman who drowned at Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER – Authorities have identified the woman who drowned while swimming with her husband off Clearwater Beach on Monday.

Kristine B. Heller, of Clearwater, was swimming near the Palm Pavilion at about 7:30 p.m. It was her 62nd birthday, police said.

Her husband noticed a strong current and returned to shore, according to police. Heller was pulled from the water and later pronounced dead at Morton Plant Hospital.

Police identify woman who drowned at Clearwater Beach 08/06/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 9:38am]

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