Crime

Floating body identified as Pinellas Park man

MANATEE — Authorities have determined the identity of the body found floating in the water between the northern tip of Anna Maria Island and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said the victim’s name was Bang Quoc Luong, 35, of Pinellas Park. The cause of death is unknown pending toxicology, but no foul play suspected, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Boaters discovered the body Saturday afternoon and brought it to the Kingfish boat ramp in Holmes Beach.

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