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Jacksonville man found dead on South Florida road

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office investigating death as a homicide

Quentin Lamar Jones
Quentin Lamar Jones

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A 37-year-old man from Jacksonville was found dead in a pool of blood Tuesday morning on a road in St. Lucie County, according to Sheriff Ken Mascara.

The sheriff said a bicyclist on Okeechobee Road found Quentin Lamar Jones dead about 6 a.m. on the bike path west of Fort Pierce. Officials wouldn't say how Jones died, but his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Sheriff's Office detectives said they identified a person of interest and are questioning that person, but had no other information.

WPEC television reported that Jones was in town working for the St. Lucie Fair.