David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 12-345
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- September 14, 2012
- Contact Person:
- Debbie Carter : email@example.com
Sunshine Skyway Suicide
The woman who jumped from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge has been identified.
- September 13, 2012
- Time: 2:02 PM
2560 – 62 Avenue North, Lot 424
St. Petersburg, FL
On September 13, 2012, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in reference to a jumper. The victim parked her vehicle in the northbound lane on the center span and jumped over the rail. The Coast Guard recovered the body and transferred it to a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office patrol boat for transport to O’Neill’s Marina.
The victim was positively identified and next of kin notified.