Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-287

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 30, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Sunshine Skyway Suicide

    The man that jumped from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge has been identified.
    • Sunday
    • July 29, 2012
    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Sunshine Skyway Bridge


    Jason Allen King
    DOB: 9-6-71
    3827 39th Avenue North
    St. Petersburg, FL


    On July 29, 2012, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in reference to a jumper. The victim parked his vehicle on the center span and jumped over the rail. His vehicle was recovered on the bridge. Boaters in the area recovered the body. The body was then transported to the Medical Examiners Office.

    The victim was positively identified and next of kin notified.
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