On the typically tranquil Marco Island today, reports of a “distressed person” on the S.S. Jolley Bridge unfortunately turned into a death investigation.
Coastal Breeze News contacted the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, who is leading the investigation, for more information. “Based on information gathered so far by detectives, it is believed to be an apparent suicide,” advised Kristi Lester, Media Relations Specialist for the Sheriff’s office.
The Collier County Sheriff’s office has identified the deceased as a 70-year-old white female.
The Sheriff’s office further advised that the woman’s identity is not available for release yet. Lester stated that it is an ongoing investigation and additional details will be released as soon as they become available.
Coastal Breeze News will continue to update readers on coastalbreezenews.com as further information becomes available.