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Man's body found behind restaurant site in Clearwater


Man's body found behind restaurant site

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found behind a vacant restaurant building. A woman walking her dog found the body and called police about 7:30 p.m. Monday. The man was identified as 40-year-old Casey Steven Garber. Police said he suffered trauma to the upper body, and they don't believe it was a random act of violence. Police said Garber's current address is unknown. Pinellas County court records show he lived in Trinity in 2009. His body was found behind the closed Dogwater Cafe at the Clearwater Executive Golf Course at 2506 Countryside Blvd. Police said it's possible he had been dead since Saturday, but an autopsy was still under way Tuesday at the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner's Office.


Jays' event teams bikes and baseball

Bike Night is returning to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Saturday when the Dunedin Blue Jays play the Daytona Cubs. The gates will open at 3:30 p.m. "Radical Randy" will emcee the event and there will be live music by Bitter Sweet. Registration for the Bike Show will cost $20 per bike, and there will be a motorcycle parade around the warning track before the 6 p.m. baseball game. The best-of-show winner will receive $1,000. There will be additional cash prizes for best paint, judges' choice and players' choice categories. Entrants to the Bike Show get free game admission. Game tickets cost $6 for everyone else. Call (727) 738-7014 for information.

… Sunday game, a concert, more

The Dunedin Blue Jays also will host a concert and fireworks show at Sunday's game. Gates will open at 3 p.m. for the 4 p.m. game. A kids' jersey giveaway is from 4 to 5 p.m. and bounce houses will be set up. The Greg Billings Band will play a two-hour show post-game, followed by fireworks. Admission to the event is free; food and beverages will be available for purchase. No coolers, personal fireworks, pets or food and drink from outside may be brought into the stadium. Additional parking is available in downtown Dunedin, with the Jolley Trolley running from 3:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries appear in the Tampa Bay section.

Man's body found behind restaurant site in Clearwater 06/28/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 7:08pm]
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