Man Dies After Jumping Off Fort Myers Beach Pier


LCSO is not identifying the man who witnesses say jumped off the Fort Myers Beach pier Saturday afternoon. When EMS responded to the call the man was unconscious in the water. He was pulled out and transported to Healthpark where Doctor Gustavo Rey called the time of death at 3:26 pm.

Two witnesses gave deputies consistent statements that a white male (the decedent) climbed over the pier and jumped into the water after attempting to light a cigarette.

No further details about the incident were available.

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