St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-024247
Date of original release: 07-05-20

Body in Water

Update on 07-06-20 at 9:31 a.m.

The body found On July 5, 2020 at the Suntex Marina has been identified as Heather L. Dutton (DOB 10/11/1966) of Winter Park, Florida.

Released on 07-05-20

This morning (Sunday, 07-05-20) about 8:30, the body of a woman was found in the water at the Suntex Marina, 5821 32nd Way S. Officers learned she was a woman in her 50's , from Orlando, staying on a boat with relatives.

She was last seen on the boat last night until discovered in the water this morning. The preliminary investigation does not suggest foul play, however the medical examiner will determine the cause of death


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