Man found dead in Peace River identified by sheriff’s office
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office confirms 55-year-old Nicholas Batts was found dead in Peace River near Bayshore Park in Charlotte Harbor last Monday.
Law enforcement responded to the report of a dead body found in the water near Bayshore.
According to CCSO, Batts lived on his boat in the harbor. His cause of death is still unknown, pending toxicology results.
Update on identity of deceased male found in Harbor off Bayshore Park on 7/1 – deceased is identified as Nicholas Batts, a 55 year old who lived on a boat in the Harbor. Cause of death is still pending toxicology results.
— Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office (@CCSOFLSheriff) July 8, 2019