(edited from PalmBeachPost.com) – A 57-year-old West Palm Beach man who died after being found naked in Sebastian Inlet State Park once worked as a director for WPBF Channel 25 news, a former co-worker said Tuesday.
Peter Robinson died at a hospital on Saturday while in custody with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. Officers found him incoherent and naked in the water at the park, along State Road A1A at the border of Indian River and Brevard counties.
A spokeswoman with the sheriff’s office said Robinson seemed to be under the influence of an undetermined substance. His death is still under investigation.
Before detained by Brevard County officers, Robinson fled Indian River County police after running a red light at an intersection and swerving on and off the road, according to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office’s police report.
WPBF declined to comment and said they do not make remarks on previous employees. On his public LinkedIn profile page, Robinson wrote that he worked with the company from November 1988 to March 2011….Cont….