Man found dead in car outside Punta Gorda hotel

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – A man discovered dead inside a car in the parking lot of the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, located at 300 West Retta Esplanade, around 6 p.m. Sunday, was identified Tuesday by the Punta Gorda Police Department.

A preliminary investigation has determined the cause of death of James Ronald Gill of Bradenton to be a suicide, police said.

An official ruling by the medical examiner’s office is still pending, authorities said.

No further details were immediately available.

 

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