Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-358

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 28, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Sunshine Skyway Bridge Suicide

    The victim has been identified.
    • Thursday
    • October 27, 2011
    • Time: 12:55 PM
    • Sunshine Skyway Bridge

    Victim:

    Jason Lyons
    DOB: 5/05/1969
    6161 Memorial Highway
    Apt. 708
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On October 27, 2011, the victim Jason Lyons drove his Chrysler convertible to the center span of the southbound lanes of the Skyway Bridge, parked his vehicle and then jumped. The victim was recovered by St. Petersburg Fire Department Marine Unit and transported to O’Neil's Marina.

    Next of kin have been notified.
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