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Body found in Melrose lake

Identity still unknown

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MELROSE, Fla.

Alachua County sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found in a lake in Melrose. Deputies were called the Trout Street boat ramp around 7:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found a vehicle submerged in the lake. There was a body inside.


Deputies are working to determine how the car got in the water and who the person in the car was. The investigation is in its early stages. Detectives are on scene.