Police have confirmed that the body that washed up on Florida’s shores is indeed federal prosecutor Beranton J. Whisenant Jr.
According to the Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office, “The U.S. Attorney’s Office family is deeply saddened by his death. He was a wonderful lawyer and great colleague. We will miss him deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family.”
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) May 26, 2017
Whisenant’s LinkedIn profile said he has been an assistant U.S. attorney since January 2017. He received his law degree from the University of Florida in 2004 and had been a partner at Foley & Mansfield, PLLP, before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office
Whisenant was also an adjunct instructor at the University of Miami Paralegal Program.
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