Fisherman finds body Friday morning in Trout River: JSO

The man’s identity is not yet known

Fisherman finds body in Trout River, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A fisherman spotted a man’s body Friday morning in the Trout River while he was boating in the area, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Around 9:30 a.m. patrol officers responded to the call at Trout River Boulevard. JSO’s Marine Unit along with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department recovered the body of a man in his 40s.

The body was sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy, JSO Sgt. Mike Russell said.

Officials said foul play is not suspected. The body of the man has not yet been identified.

JSO asks anyone with information related to the incident to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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