Sheriff’s office investigating body found in Port Charlotte
A body was found Wednesday evening in a body of water near Veterans Boulevard, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
The body was found near the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and Prineville Street, according to the sheriff’s office.
CCSO confirmed the deceased is a middle-aged white male. Officers did not release the cause of death.
The scene is expected to be active for several hours, according to the sheriff’s office.
Investigators determined this death is not suspicious, and there is no danger to the public.
The circumstances leading up to the death was unclear.
We are on the scene of a death investigation in Port Charlotte. A deceased subject was observed in a body of water in the area of Prineville and Veterans. The scene will likely be active for several hours as crime scene and investigators respond. Updates will be provided here.
— Charlotte Sheriff (@CCSOFLSheriff) August 22, 2018
Deceased is a middle-aged white male. Cause of death cannot be immediately determined. The Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy. Investigators have not noted anything suspicious at this time and there is no danger to the public.
— Charlotte Sheriff (@CCSOFLSheriff) August 23, 2018
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