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Wendell Speaker, homeless of Daytona Beach, victim of drowning in Halifax River / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Wendell Robb Spiker, 42, was a homeless man whose body was found in the Halifax River, the apparent victim of an accidental drowning. How he ended up in the river is unknown, but foul play was not suspected, Daytona Beach police said.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- At 2:36 p.m. Friday a 9-1-1 call led cops to a body floating 20 feet off shore from 905 S. Peninsula Drive between the International Speedway and Silver Beach bridges.

The body of the white man was recovered from the Halifax River by a Daytona Beach Fire Department paramedic team in one of its rescue boats. Burt in this case, it was a recovery.

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