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Man found dead on sandbar in Big Sarasota Pass

Published:   |   Updated: August 27, 2013 at 04:19 PM

The Sarasota Police Department is investigating the death of a man found on the sandbar in Big Sarasota Pass, between Lido and Siesta keys.

The body of Cresente C. Bautista, 59, was found by a passing boater, police said.

Bautista was born in the Philippines and lived in Fort Myers. He was the owner of the C.B. Marine Construction Co., which was repairing a seawall at Bay Island Park on Siesta Key.

Police say there were no signs of foul play, but the investigation is continuing.

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