Recovered body identified

Authorities identified the deceased man found Nov. 12 floating in the water near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The dead man is Bang Quoc Luon, 35, of Pinellas Park.

Boaters found Luon on the Saturday afternoon. His body was transported by boat to the Kingfish Boat Ramp in Holmes Beach, where he was taken into the custody of the county medical examiner for an autopsy.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said there was no indication of foul play.

Luon, who suffered from schizophrenia, had been missing since Nov. 7 and had a history of wandering off from his home.

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