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Body found on side of Volusia road identified

Passerby makes discovery near DeLand

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DeLAND, Fla. – A passerby discovered a body Wednesday morning on the side of a road near DeLand, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said the body of 30-year-old Laura Lynn Nagengast, of Daytona Beach, was found around 11:15 a.m. in a swale next to Central Parkway near International Speedway Boulevard.

There has been no official ruling on the cause of death and it will continue to be investigated as a suspicious death. 

No other details have been released.