COPY-South Pasadena man drowns in Intercoastal

Associated Press - July 12, 2007 8:14 AM ET

SOUTH PASADENA, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy has been scheduled for a South Pasadena man who apparently drowned in the Intercoastal.

Police say Richard Mayo was swimming to a small spoil island near the dock behind his home late yesterday afternoon. Witnesses told police Mayo then started waving his arms in distress. They then called police.

South Pasadena is about six miles from St. Petersburg on the Gulf Coast.

Information from: The Tampa Tribune, http://www.tampatrib.com

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