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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami-Dade man died Saturday afternoon from an apparent drowning in Miami Beach.

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Miami Beach police and rescue units responded to the 82 Street Beach where a man was pulled unresponsive from the ocean, authorities said.

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The man was identified by police as 55-year-old Anthony Waiters. 

Waiters had been at his girlfriend’s family reunion at a nearby pavilion, police said. 

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An official cause of death will be issued once an autopsy is completed.