Man drowns at Fort De Soto Park

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla - A 73-year-old man died in an accidental drowning at Fort De Soto Park.  It happened near Fort De Soto Pier at about 3:17p.m.

Deputies say 73-year-old Jamie Suarez was at the beach with his family.  Family members noticed him in the water and unresponsive.

Suarez was transported to the hospital and died.

The drowning appears to be accidental.

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