Authorities identify body found near Egmont Key. He had jumped from Skyway, cops say

Egmont Key
Egmont Key Herald file photo

Officials have identified a man whose body was discovered near Egmont Key over the weekend.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the man has been identified as William Robeysek, 64. Deputies previously found his vehicle abandoned near the top of the bridge Nov. 24.

Officials believe Robeysek, of Bradenton, jumped from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

In the early stages of the investigation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission believed that the body could have belonged to 64-year-old Fraser Horne, who went missing after a boating trip Nov. 17. The agency said that it will continue “its efforts in the recovery of this missing boater.”

Ryan Callihan: 941-745-7095, @RCCallihan