Published: Aug 15, 2013 4:42 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 16, 2013 12:38 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Human remains found in the area of Meadow Road and Leah Court Thursday afternoon have been identified, and the Lee County Sheriff's Office says the man was a victim of homicide.

Deputies told WINK News the victim is Kyle Byrtus, 25, of Fort Myers. The cause of death is not being released at this time as the investigation continues, deputies said.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Anyone who has seen Byrtus recently or has knowledge of the circumstances surrounding his death is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org via text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD or through the TipSubmit app on any Smart phone.