Man’s body found near Leesburg High School, police say

Name, age of victim have not been released

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

LEESBURG, Fla. – A man’s body was found near Leesburg High School early Friday, according to the police department.

The Leesburg Police Department said it is investigating, but right now they believe the person died of an overdose. More information will be available next week.

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The department said there are school resource officers working with the school to provide grief counseling if needed.

Officers have not released the name or age of the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. David Robison at (352) 728-9862.

The investigation is ongoing.

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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.