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Police investigate body found in downtown Jacksonville dirt lot

Group finds body lying in dirt lot, flags down officer

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police say a man's body was found in a downtown Jacksonville parking lot Saturday afternoon.

Investigators said a group of people was walking on East Beaver Street near North Ocean Street at about 5 p.m. Saturday.

The group found the body lying in a dirt lot and immediately flagged down an officer.

Homicide investigators are still working to determine the cause of death.