Police investigate homicide in Eatonville, person of interest in custody

EATONVILLE, Fla. — Eatonville police said a person of interest is in custody as part of a homicide investigation that began early Saturday morning.

The homicide investigation began around 4 a.m. when police were called to investigate a suspicious incident on Deacon Jones Boulevard.

Officers found a dead body when they arrived, officials said.

Police did not say who was killed or what started the investigation.

A spokesman for the department said a person of interest is in custody.

The investigation is one street over from where a shooting on Christmas Day occurred that killed a woman and injured a 71-year-old man. 

The investigation is still active.

This is a developing story. Stay with Channel 9 for updates.