Body recovered off Sunshine Skyway

Published March 3 2013
Updated March 3 2013

ST. PETERSBURG — Eckerd College's marine unit recovered the body of a man who jumped Sunday afternoon from the Sunshine Skyway, authorities said.

A passerby on the bridge notified the Florida Highway Patrol of the incident about 4:15 p.m.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office sent patrol cars to the scene, and detectives were working to identify the body.

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