• Body of Longwood man, 19, found in pond outside Seminole County courthouse

    By: Sarah Wilson

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    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A death investigation is underway in Seminole County after deputies said a Longwood man's body was found in a pond in front of the county’s courthouse Tuesday morning.

    Deputies said the pond is along U.S. Highway 17-92 in front of the Seminole County courthouse. The department tweeted about the incident just before 10:30 a.m.

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    On Wednesday, deputies identified the man Andres Lopez-Perez, 19, of Longwood. They said there were no signs of foul play, but that the cause of death is still pending.

    The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said daily courthouse operations were not impacted by the investigation.

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