Lakeland police investigating body of teen found in woods

LAKELAND, Fla. - Lakeland police are investigating the body of a teenage that was found in wooded area near the railroad tracks on Atline Road.

The teen has been identified as Damarco Powell, 17, from Lakeland.

Powell ha been reported as a missing runaway around 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Not even two hours later a passerby found his body in the woods.

His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Investigators are not releasing the cause of death at this.



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