Woman's body found near downtown Jacksonville

By Ashley Harding - Reporter
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman's body was found near downtown Monday morning, and police are waiting for the medical examiner to determine her identity and cause of death.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a homeless man spotted the decomposed body on

Houston Street near Jefferson Street about 9 a.m. He went to a nearby business, where the police were called.

Sgt. Michael Paul said it will likely take dental records to identity the woman.

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