Body part found in McKay Bay; Tampa police conducting death investigation

Fishermen reported the discovery near the 22nd Street Causeway Bridge around 4:25 p.m. Thursday, police say.
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Published Nov. 12, 2021|Updated Nov. 12, 2021

The Tampa Police Department is investigating after fishermen spotted a human body part floating in McKay Bay Thursday afternoon, according to an agency news release.

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The fishermen contacted police around 4:25 p.m. to report what they’d found, and when investigators responded to the 22nd Street Causeway Bridge they confirmed it was a human body part.

A Tampa police spokesperson said the agency is not yet disclosing which body part was found.

More details will be released as the investigation progresses, police said.

This is a developing story. Stay with for updates.