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Deputies identified body found in St. Pete canal

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PINELLAS COUNTY, FL -

A passerby found a man's body in a canal in St. Petersburg near the Jacaranda Retirement Home Monday evening. Pinellas County Sheriff deputies said he was 17 years old.

Detectives with the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating. They identified the man as Manuel Vivanco, of Dunedin. They told us, his body may have been in the canal by 4250 56th Str. North for a couple of days.

Doctors with the Medical Examiner's office performed an autopsy. Toxicology reports are still pending but detectives say Vivanco's death was not suspicious.

They will continue the investigation.

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