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Tarpon Springs Police find missing man's body in Salt Lake

Robert Fiscus
Posted at 2:38 PM, May 31, 2022

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — Tarpon Springs Police said Tuesday afternoon they found the body of a man reported missing in the water Monday.

According to police, 27-year-old Robert Fiscus was last seen at 3:40 a.m. Monday calling for help from the water. When officers arrived, Fiscus couldn't be found, but police did discover a cell phone and bicycle linked to Fiscus.

Tarpon Springs Police said the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office helicopter went to the scene along with other first responders in boats and along the shore, but no one was found.

Tuesday afternoon, Tarpon Springs Police were told of a body floating in Salt Lake near Riverside Ridge Road. The body was later identified as Fiscus at the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office.

Detectives haven't released any further information about the incident.