An elderly Key West man used a gun to commit suicide on a public beach Monday morning, police said.
The man was 86, said Key West police spokeswoman Alyson Crean.
He was identified by police Tuesday as Maurizio Mancioli.
Mancioli killed himself on Smathers Beach, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd, at about 7 a.m. Monday. His body was found by a runner on the beach.
Mancioli was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center where he later died. Police closed off the part of the beach where the suicide happened while they investigated.