Published: Sep 15, 2010 3:15 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 15, 2010 12:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Major Crimes Unit detectives report they have tentatively identified the man’s body found in a canal Tuesday in the area of Prineville St. and Cordoba Ave. in Port Charlotte.

MCU detectives are withholding the man’s name at this time and are currently trying to locate next of kin. Detectives also said the man did in fact live in a homeless camp near the canal. An autopsy is scheduled by the Charlotte County Medical Examiner this afternoon to determine cause of death and confirm identify of the man.