Body pulled from water near bridge - FOX 13 News

Body pulled from water near bridge

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

A man who jumped off the Howard Frankland Bridge and died today has ties to a Hernando County crime scene.

Hernando deputies were called to a home in Spring Hill this morning. No one could be found, but there were signs the resident was badly injured and deputies began looking for him.

Around 1 this afternoon, FHP found the man's car on the Howard Frankland Bridge, where witnesses say he had jumped off.

The jumper's body was recovered and a medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.

Officials are not releasing the man's identity at this time.

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