Glynn County: Two die in drowning tragedy

  • Source: The Brunswick News
  • Published: 05/16/2018 12:00 AM

A 39-year-old Brunswick man drowned Sunday evening in the ocean off of Massengale Park Beach on St. Simons Island while trying to rescue a woman, who died later that night at the hospital, Glynn County Police said. The body of Gregory Grant was found about 7:30 a.m. Monday morning offshore from Massengale Park Beach, said Brian Scott, the county Police Department's Chief of Staff. Grant was among several people who went to the aid of Aleisha Rankin, 34, and a toddler at around 6 p.m. Sunday after the she and the child were seen struggling in the water. Rankin and the child were brought to shore, where two off-duty nurses performed CPR on her, police said.


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