Member Death Investigation

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

St. Petersburg Police Department

Deputy Kevin Levi
Age: 42
Date of Hire: 07/12/2004

What:
St. Petersburg Police Department detectives are investigating the death of an off-duty deputy who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

When:
The incident occurred at about 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Where:
The incident occurred at a residence in St. Petersburg.

Why/How:
St. Petersburg Police Department detectives are investigating the death of an off-duty deputy who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

At about 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, officers were called to a residence located in St. Petersburg.

When officers arrived they found off-duty deputy, Kevin Levi, deceased in his residence.

Detectives say Deputy Levi suffered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The death is considered a suicide.

Deputy Levi was hired by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in 2004, and he worked in the Patrol Operations Bureau.

We request that the family’s privacy be respected during this difficult time.

 

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:37:00 AM Categories: General News

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