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Man who died after he was found floating off Clearwater Beach identified

Investigators identified the man as Douglas Wright, 60, of Clearwater.
A man found floating in the water off northern Clearwater police on Sunday was pronounced dead at Morton Plant Hospital, police said.
A man found floating in the water off northern Clearwater police on Sunday was pronounced dead at Morton Plant Hospital, police said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published May 10, 2021|Updated May 10, 2021

CLEARWATER — A man was found unresponsive in the water off northern Clearwater Beach Sunday and died at a local hospital, police said.

A Clearwater Fire and Rescue crew was called to the 1000 block of Eldorado Avenue where the man was floating in the water about 6 p.m., according to Clearwater police. The man was brought ashore and taken to Morton Plant Hospital, where was pronounced dead, police said.

Investigators identified the man as Douglas Wright, 60, of Clearwater.

Related: UPDATE: Body found in water near Clearwater Beach identified as that of prominent lawyer
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