Deputies discover human remains near Apopka

Remains found in 2000 block of South Hawthorne Avenue in Orange County

Human remains were found near Apopka, deputies say. (Copyright 2023 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

APOPKA, Fla. – Human remains were discovered Monday by Orange County sheriff’s deputies who were working an unrelated call, officials said.

The discovery was made around 10:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Hawthorne Avenue, east of South Apopka.

Details about the deceased person are unknown at this time, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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An investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated.


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