Fisherman discovers body in mangroves near Skyway Bridge

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A man’s body was found in a mangrove near Joe’s Island Saturday afternoon, officials said.

According to a news release, a fisherman made the grim discovery around 1 p.m. 

The man has been identified as a white male, but his name and age are not yet known.  

An autopsy will be conducted to determine his cause of death.

An investigation is ongoing.
Joe’s Island is located near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and is part of the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park.

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