Body found near fire at Sunshine Skyway Bridge rest stop

The St. Petersburg Police Department says a body was found around 8 p.m. on the rest area of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. 

Officers responded to help fire rescue crews battling a fire near the rest area on the Pinellas County side of the bridge. 

When the fire was extinguished, investigators say the body was discovered. 

Further details were not released. 

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