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Orlando police seek help identifying man's body found near Orlando airport

White or Hispanic male found Nov. 19 in wooded area near OIA

A body was found Nov. 19 near the Orlando airport with quilted Giraffe Jeans, Brahma Boots and a tan hooded sweatshirt.
A body was found Nov. 19 near the Orlando airport with quilted Giraffe Jeans, Brahma Boots and a tan hooded sweatshirt.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police detectives are asking for the public's help to identify a man's body found Nov. 19 near the Orlando International Airport.

The body was found in a wooded area near Andros Place and Avenue C at 8:49 a.m., according to officials with the Orlando Police Department.

A preliminary examination by a forensic anthropologist with the University of Central Florida indicated the man is white or Hispanic, with average height and weight. A more detailed description of the man will be released when the results of the examination are complete.

Police did not release the cause of death.

The man was found with several clothing items, including quilted Giraffe Jeans, Brahma Boots and a tan hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about about the man is asked to call Det. Michael Fields at 407-246-2979, or anonymous tipsters can call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).


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