Police: Body found behind Sears in Ocala

Investigation launched after lawn crew finds body

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OCALA, Fla. - Ocala police have launched an investigation after an unidentified body was found behind a Sears in Ocala on Wednesday morning.

Police said a lawn crew found the body in a wooded area behind the Paddock Mall on SW 27th Avenue just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The body appears to have been there for an extended period of time, police said.

No other details. including the cause of death, have been released.

Check back for more information on this developing story.

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