Published: Aug 27, 2012 11:20 AM EDT
Updated: Aug 27, 2012 5:50 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Monday at 8:57 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a body found on near the intersection of West 18th Street and Edison Avenue. A passerby found an adult white male lying off the roadway on the north side. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crime scene technicians are on scene to document and collect potential evidence. The identify of the man is awaiting positive identification by the District 21 Medical Examiner. An autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death.

No other details are being released at this time. Anyone who feels they may have information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000.