At this time, detectives believe the victim was looking for frisbees in the water and a gator is believed to be involved in the death. While the medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death, it was apparent that McGuinness suffered injuries related to alligators in the lake. Detectives

Florida Man Killed By Alligator While Looking For Frisbees In Lake Identified

At this time, detectives believe the victim was looking for frisbees in the  water and a gator is believed to be involved in the death. While the medical  examiner will determine the exact cause of death, it was apparent that  McGuinness suffered injuries related to alligators in the lake. Detectives

The man found on Tuesday, at Taylor Park in Largo has been identified as 47-year-old Sean Thomas McGuinness.

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, around 8 AM Largo Police received a call from a bystander walking their dog in Taylor Park in reference to a body found along the shoreline of Taylor Lake.

At this time, detectives believe the victim was looking for frisbees in the water and a gator is believed to be involved in the death.

While the medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death, it was apparent that McGuinness suffered injuries related to alligators in the lake.

Detectives believe this occurred in the nighttime hours as McGuinness did not appear to have been in the lake for a long period of time before he was discovered the morning of May 31, 2022.

In the news: Former Florida X-Ray Tech Pleads Guilty To Distributing Child Sexual Abuse Videos

According to Park Management, McGuinness was known to frequent the park and enter the lake with disregard to the posted “No Swimming” signs.

A witness also told detectives that McGuinness was known to sell discs back to people within the park as the park is equipped with a disc golf course and McGuinness was found within a few feet of a disc in the water.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was called, and gator trappers responded to Taylor Lake on May 31, 2022.

Visit Tampafp.com for PoliticsTampa Area Local NewsSports, and National Headlines. Support journalism by clicking here to our GiveSendGo or sign up for our free newsletter by clicking here

Android Users, Click Here To Download The Free Press App And Never Miss A Story. Follow Us On Facebook Here Or Twitter Here.

Copyright 2022 The Free Press, LLC, tampafp.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Advertisement

Login To Facebook From Your Browser To Leave A Comment