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Man found dead in Arlington home

Police say death is suspicious

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are investigating the suspicious death of an elderly man in Arlington.

Jacksonville and Fire Rescue was called to 6160 Thistlewood Road around 4 a.m. This is near University Blvd. North and Fort Caroline Road. Someone from inside the home called 911. Upon arrival, the man was found dead inside his home. He was in his mid 70's.

After fire and rescue determined the death appeared suspicious, they called the homicide unit. Detectives did not find any signs of a forced entry into the victim's residence but foul play is suspected.

Investigators are currently working the scene and interviewing witnesses.
We'll have updates as soon as they are available.