Body found in Lake Jesup, Seminole County deputies say

Deputies responded to SR-417, Lake Jessup Bridge

A scene at Lake Jesup on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A body was found in Lake Jesup Thursday morning, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said they received a call at 6 a.m. regarding a disabled vehicle on State Road 417 at the Lake Jessup Bridge.

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When deputies arrived, officials said they discovered a body in the water.

No other details have been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as we receive it.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.