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Handcuffed man drowns after jumping into Florida bay

Authorities in Florida say a handcuffed man has died after bolting from police custody and jumping into Boca Ciega Bay, where he drownedSeptember 7, 2020, 5:38 PM• 1 min readTREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — A handcuffed Florida man died after bolting from police custody and jumping into Boca Ciega Bay, where he drowned, authorities said.Treasure Island…

Authorities in Florida say a handcuffed man has died after bolting from police custody and jumping into Boca Ciega Bay, where he drowned

September 7, 2020, 5:38 PM

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TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — A handcuffed Florida man died after bolting from police custody and jumping into Boca Ciega Bay, where he drowned, authorities said.

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Treasure Island police arrested Donnie Brownlow Jr., 33, after responding to a domestic disturbance Sunday evening around 7:40 p.m., the Tampa Bay Times reported. He was in custody on charges of domestic battery, obstruction, felony driving while license suspended and violation of probation.

An officer was escorting Brownlow to a van that would bring him to jail when he made a run for it, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Paramedics from the Treasure Island Fire Department pulled Brownlow from the water and performed CPR. Brownlow was brought to the Palms of Pasadena Hospital, where he died around 9:40 p.m.

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