Human remains found off I-4 near Daytona Beach, deputies say

Investigators working to identify remains

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Human remains were found Monday morning off Interstate 4 near Daytona Beach, deputies said.

According to a tweet from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report about the discovery of remains near mile marker 127 in the Daytona Beach area.

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Sheriff Mike Chitwood said the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Detectives are working to identify the remains.

No others details have been released.

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The discovery marks the second time in three days that remains were found off I-4.

Skeletal remains were found Saturday night near I-4 and State Road 528 in Orange County.

Orange County sheriff’s deputies a man pulled off the road to make a pit stop when he found the remains.

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