Body found in submerged car in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Police said a body was found Tuesday morning after officers responded to a call about a car underwater.
According to police, the initial call came in of a submerged car near the intersection of 62nd Avenue NE and Bayou Grand Blvd NE in St. Petersburg. When officers arrived, they found a gray 2014 Volkswagen Passat in the water.
Police divers were brought into the scene and found a single body in the water. According to St. Petersburg Police, the driver was identified as Tabatha Anne Hunter, 33. St. Petersburg Police believe Hunter crashed the VW through a fence just east of the intersection and it ended up in the water.