ST. PETERSBURG — A dead body was found Wednesday night at a rest area near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
The body was discovered just after 8 p.m. after police assisted St. Petersburg Fire Rescue in putting out a grass fire in a wooded area near the rest stop.
A cause for the fire was not released by police. It’s unclear if the fire was the cause of death of the person found. An investigation is ongoing.
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