• Man's body found in watery ditch outside Orlando hotel, police say

    By: Kelly Healey

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - The body of a man was found slightly submerged in a watery ditch, Orlando police said.

     

    The man was found at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday in front of the Hampton Inn on South Kirkman Road, police said.  

     

    The Orlando Police Department’s Homicide Unit investigated the death.

     

    The man’s identity is unknown.

     

    Investigators described the death as suspicious at first, but they later said foul play is not suspected.

     

     

    On Monday, a body was found in the backyard of a home near Turkey Lake Road, not far from Universal Orlando.

     

    Read: Body found buried in backyard of home near Universal


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