WATCH LIVE: Deputies give update on death investigation in World Golf Village


A man who was doing personal research into the Michelle O'Connell case was found dead inside a condo Thursday morning in the World Golf Village community, authorities said.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office has asked the Putnam County Sheriff's Office to take over the investigation as an independent agency.

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Putnam County deputies are holding a news briefing at 9 p.m. Thursday. Click the player above to watch.