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Body found in wooded area in Sarasota

Police conducting death investigation
Posted: 3:33 PM, Aug 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-20 22:36:29-04

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a death investigation.

Officials began their investigation after receiving a call of a deceased person in the wooded area on the northwest corner of Colonial Dr and New England St.

The decedent is a white male in his late 20’s or early 30’s, according to officials. They believe there is a possibility of the death being drug-related.

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