FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office discovered a dead body at a marijuana grow house on the 13000 block of Freshman Lane over the weekend.

The South Trail Fire Department arrived on the scene on Sunday, just before 11:30 a.m., and found an approximately 50-year-old male laying on the kitchen floor. They estimated he had died a week earlier.

A detective with the LCSO Homicide Unit responded to the scene.

Deputies heard music coming from a detached garage. The door was unlocked and a marijuana grow operation was then discovered inside. The seizure included 64 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, and 19.6 pounds of processed marijuana. 

The investigation continues.