Body found in wooded area behind Beach Boulevard gas station

A body was found Sunday in a wooded area behind a gas station on Beach Boulevard, just west of Southside Boulevard, according to Jacksonville police.
A body was found Sunday in a wooded area behind a gas station on Beach Boulevard, just west of Southside Boulevard, according to Jacksonville police. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The body of a woman was found Sunday in a wooded area behind a gas station on Beach Boulevard, just west of Southside Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Officers said they were called around 6 p.m. to the discovery. Police said the person who found the body indicated they knew the woman.

Police added that the area is frequented by transients.

Homicide detectives are investigating.