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Pinellas deputies investigating possible drowning, fight off Gandy Beach

Published Aug. 10

ST. PETERSBURG - Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible drowning and fight in progress at Gandy Beach on Saturday evening.

By about 6:30 p.m., deputies and a crew from St. Petersburg Fire Rescue had arrived at a small inlet on the south side of the Pinellas County approach to the Gandy Bridge, witnesses said. Investigators had cordoned off a section of mangroves reaching into Old Tampa Bay with crime scene tape.

Deputies are still in the early stages of their investigation, the Sheriff's office said.

This is a developing story. Stay with www.tampabay.com for updates.

Contact Anastasia Dawson at adawson@tampabay.com or (813) 226-3377. Follow @adawsonwrites.

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