Published: Feb 14, 2014 5:14 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Investigators in South Florida say a body found recently by a person walking a dog is that of an Indiana man who was a victim of foul play.
    
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office identified the man Friday as 24-year-old Kyle Lutes of Terre Haute, Ind. No other information was immediately available about Lutes or why he was in Florida.
    
His body was discovered Feb. 8 in Palm Beach Gardens, which is north of West Palm Beach. It was badly decomposed, but authorities said Friday that Lutes was the victim of a homicide. Investigators did not release how he died.
    
The investigation is active and ongoing.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)