Deputies ID 30-year-old man found in Orange County lake

Wife said her husband had gone missing from hospital prior to recovery

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office identified the body of a 30-year-old man found in an Orange County lake on July 4.

Deputies said they responded to the the area of West Colonial Drive and Vizcaya Lake Road before 1 a.m. after receiving reports of a body found in Lake Lotta.

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man found in the lake was Gueslay Telisma.

The sheriff’s office said the investigation is active and ongoing.

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