A 22-year-old man whose body was discovered Wednesday near Orlando International Airport was first the victim of a home invasion in Kissimmee, police said.
Victor Delgado Rivera was kidnapped early Wednesday from a home at the Essex Park Villas on Michigan Avenue in Kissimmee, police said.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — His body was discovered early Wednesday at Andros Avenue and Avenue C in Orlando, police said. He was face down with his hands bound behind his back.
Delgado Rivera’s death is being investigated as a homicide, but police have not released his cause of death.
A woman at the Kissimmee home, who asked not to be identified, said the victim was her husband’s nephew.
“He used to live here but the family, you know, we’re going through a lot right now,” she said.
Residents in the area said the people in the apartment that was invaded had only lived there a few months.
Police said they are searching for a 2000 light brown Ford Aerostar minivan in connection with the case.
Anyone who might have seen the vehicle in Kissimmee or southeast Orlando is asked to call police at 407-246-2900.
No other details were released.
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