Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-315

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 20, 2014
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    Sunshine Skyway Bridge Suicide

    Woman jumped from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
    • Tuesday
    • August 19, 2014
    • Time: 3:15 PM
    • Sunshine Skyway Bridge

    Victim:

    Elizabeth Byrnes
    DOB: 3/04/1986
    435 S. Gulfstream Avenue
    Sarasota

    Details:

    On August 19, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Elizabeth Byrnes drove her vehicle to the northbound center span of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Byrnes exited her vehicle, walked over to the rail and jumped off the bridge. St. Petersburg Fire Rescue recovered the body.
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