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Decomposing body found near Winter Park condo complex

Witness says he saw hand sticking out of trash bag

A decomposing body was found near a condo complex in Winter Park on Saturday, according to officials.

Around 12:43 p.m., deputies went to the Winter Park Woods condo complex in response to a call about a man down.

Upon arrival, they discovered a body with obvious signs of decomposition, deputies said.

No additional information on the body has been released yet.

"At this time, this is a death investigation, as it is too early to tell if there is anything suspicious," the Orange County Sheriff's Office told News 6.

Andrew Green said he found the body when he noticed a hand sticking out of a trash bag with vultures nearby.

"It's not every day you see a dead body in your backyard," Green said.

An investigation is ongoing. 

Stay with News 6 as we update this developing story.


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