Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-211

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 24, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Skyway Bridge Suicide

    A fisherman discovers the body.
    • Monday
    • June 20, 2011
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Sunshine Skyway Bridge

    Victim:

    Antonio L. DeLeon
    DOB 7-15-77
    5202 Burr Place
    Seffner, FL

    Details:

    On June 20, 2011 deputies responded to the center span of the Skyway Bridge in reference to an abandoned vehicle on the center span. The 1999 White Nissan Maxima was impounded.

    On June 22, 2011 the body of a white male was discovered by a fisherman who notified law enforcement. The body was recovered and transported to the Medical Examiners Office.

    On June 24, 2011, the body was positively identified as that of Antonio DeLeon, whose vehicle was recovered from the bridge on June 20, 2011.
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