ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – An investigation is underway after the body of a 45-year-old man was found in Orange County, according to authorities.
Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office said they were called to the 4800 block of West Sand Lake Road just before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
When authorities arrived, they found the man, later identified as Eddie Murphy, with trauma to his body, deputies said.
Deputies said the Sheriff's Office's investigation is still in its early stages, but that they are searching for the person or people responsible.
WE NEED YOUR HELP: On 9/18 at 8:55 a.m., OCSO responded to 4805 W Sand Lake Rd. in reference to a man down. When deputies arrived they located Eddie Murphy (pictured), 45, dead. The case is now classified a Homicide. If you have any info, contact @CrimelineFL 1-800-423-8477. pic.twitter.com/JSVuf2PY9F— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) September 19, 2019
No other details were immediately available.
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