Sarasota Police investigating body found in ditch

Posted at 9:32 PM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 21:32:50-04

Two men walking along a ditch in the 1700 block of East Avenue found a man's body on Wednesday night, according to the Sarasota Police Department.

The men called 911 at approximately 7 p.m. reporting the body, according to police.

At this time, police do not know how long the man has been deceased.

Police are investigating and a medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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