Body found behind parking garage near UF’s Shands Cancer Hospital
A body was found in the service area of a parking garage near the Shands Cancer Hospital on SW 13th Street, according to University Police Department Major Brad Barber.
He said it appeared the body had fallen from an upper level of the garage.
The body was reported to the Gainesville Police Department at about 1:30 p.m., he said. Police are working on contacting the victim’s relatives.
Barber said the investigation will determine whether the death was a suicide.
“I will say, however, at this time we have no indication of foul play,” Barber said.
Katherine Hahn wrote this story online.
More Stories in Crime
Update Feb. 23 12:48 a.m.: The other passenger arrested with Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Deonte A. Thompson has had run ins with the law, including prison time for two attempted murder charges. In June 2007, Erskine J. McKinley, also known as [...]
A drug bust by the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team resulted in nine arrests in Belleview on Thursday. The team was investigating the residents of 12250 SE 86th Ave. after receiving complaints from neighbors.
The scam involves innocent residents receiving phone calls saying they have missed jury duty and are being fined large sums of money.
Pedro Bravo’s trial remains on schedule to begin Aug. 4.
The self-described painter is accused of stealing from an apartment complex, truck and trying to get into two downtown businesses.