The leg was found behind a home on 4th Street South, next door the to Bay Vista Recreation Center. Detectives searched the entire area, including the water, but found nothing to suggest a crime, according to the station.

There have been no missing persons reports filed in St. Petersburg that would be consistent with a leg having been dumped in the water 24 to 48 hours ago, police said. There also have been no reported boating accidents in the area, the station reported.

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