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Man found dead outside motel off Baymeadows Road

Police called to Dix Ellis Trail when passerby spots dead body. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead Monday morning outside the Kings Inn Hotel on Dix Ellis Trial, which runs off Baymeadows Road near Interstate 95.

Jacksonville police were called to the area when a passerby spotted a body. Detectives did say how the person died, leaving that up to the medical examiner, but they do suspect foul play.