The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found Monday morning.
According to a release from MCSO Public Information Director Dave Bristow, a worker in the area discovered a body at about 8:35 a.m. in the 3500 block of 26th Avenue East.
Detectives arrived to find the body of a black male about 30 yards south of 26th Avenue East. The death is being treated as a homicide.
Detectives are working to identify the victim, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, according to the release.
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An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the MCSO at 941-747- 3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634- TIPS.
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