This morning at approximately 9:30 am Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Emergency Medical Responders were dispatched to Eldred’s Marina, 6301 Boca Grande Causeway regarding an occupational injury with serious injuries. On arrival, it was learned that a male later identified as Otis Long Jr., dob 12-25-1967, sustained fatal injuries while working to deploy a small crane on the property. Life saving efforts were attempted however Mr. Long died at the scene.
Major Crime Investigators assumed control of the scene and the investigation is continuing. Further details will be announced as they become available.