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Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says they found a body in the water of McCoys Creek

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Action News Jax is at the scene of what the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has said was a body, partially discovered in the water of McCoys Creek near 1000 Stonewall Street.

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Patrol officers with JSO along with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the scene after a citizen called 911 around 2 p.m. on Friday.

There, officers found a man partially in the water of the creek. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are conducting a canvass of the area, looking for any witnesses and/or video surveillance that might help with the investigation.

JSO said that until an autopsy is completed the cause of death is not known at this time.

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If anyone has any information, we ask you to come forward by contacting JSO’s non-emergency number 904-630-0500 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can go through Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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