Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a body found in a wooded area of Big Pine Key Saturday.
The body was located by a homeless man who, along with his brother, reported finding the body just after 7 p.m. Saturday. It was in a wooded area just past the intersection of 5th Avenue and Chambers Street. The body remains unidentified and appears to have been there for some time.
The Medical Examiner has taken possession of the body and will be investigating along with detectives from the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit.