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Man, 69, dies at Sheriff’s Office homeless shelter in Largo

The death was reported early Monday and doesn’t appear suspicious, the agency said.

LARGO — A 69-year-old man died at Pinellas Safe Harbor, a Sheriff’s Office-run shelter aimed at diverting people who are homeless from jail.

The agency was notified at 4:23 a.m. Monday about a death at the center, 14840 49th St. N. The death doesn’t appear suspicious, the agency said.

Pinellas Safe Harbor opened in January 2011 and was spearheaded by Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, chief deputy sheriff at the time. Located on the same campus as the county jail and courthouse, the center has a capacity of 470 with an average daily population of 400.