Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-144

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 27, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Update To Body Found In The Bay

    Detectives have identified the individual found in the bay on April 25, 2011.
    • Monday
    • April 25, 2011
    • Time: 10:08 AM
    • Tampa Bay

    Update- Victim:

    Kyung Yang (Deceased)
    DOB 12-18-43
    Lawrenceville, Georgia

    Original Press Release 11-141

    White male, possibly Asian, 30 – 60 years of age. Dark graying hair. Wearing a long sleeve plaid shirt and green sweat pants. Victim was also wearing a medic alert bracelet.
    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the body that was discovered in the Hillsborough Bay on April 25, 2011. At approximately 10:08 a.m., Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit discovered the body floating approximately one mile east of the Skyway Bridge, just south of the main shipping channel. The body was turned over to the Coast Guard and taken to O’Neill’s Marine. There does not appear to be any obvious signs of trauma. The body has been turned over to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

    Anyone with any information reference the victim is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity of the victim and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to
    C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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