Pinellas fisherman dies a month after attack on boat

MADEIRA BEACH — A commercial fisherman who was found severely beaten last month has died, authorities said. As a result, authorities are reviewing charges already brought against three homeless men accused of attacking Michael T. Merrill at about 2 a.m. on Sept. 12. Merrill encountered the men aboard the Lilly Anne, a 33-foot commercial fishing boat docked at a marina just south of the Tom Stuart Causeway. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the three transients, identified as Timothy John Schuyler, 31; Joshua Eugene Shroyer, 38; and Kord Lynn Tucker, 39, confronted Merrill on the boat late the night before.

One Response to Pinellas fisherman dies a month after attack on boat

  1. Stephen Brower says:

    Shroyer should have never seen the light of day..a violent arrest record that spans 10 of felonies and most 3 strikes and your out law here in Fla.?

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