Autopsy Complete Crooked Road Death Investigation - SLIDE SHOW

By: Lanetra Bennett; Eyewitness News Email
By: Lanetra Bennett; Eyewitness News Email

Leon County, Florida- August 8, 2012 - Noon

Leon County Sheriff's deputies say an autopsy is now complete for the man found dead on Crooked Road.

LCSO spokesman James McQuaig says it was done yesterday afternoon.

They are not yet releasing any further information on the man's identity or cause of death.


[UPDATE] Leon County, Florida- August 7, 2012- 6pm

A man was found dead this morning inside of a pick-up truck off Highway 20 in Leon County. Detectives say foul play may be involved. Leon County Deputies tell me that it was someone who lives in this area who found the body inside of a pick-up truck. They say the passerby noticed that it was unusual for the pickup to be parked the way it was in these woods on Crooked Road.

Says Joyce: "A truck that looks very similar to that one parked out closer to the road."

Bob Joyce lives in the area where investigators found a man's body. Joyce says he saw a pickup truck that looks like this one Monday evening.

Leon County Sheriff's Deputies say when someone else spotted this truck Tuesday morning they saw a dead man inside.

"It wasn't that far back in the woods" says Joyce.

Steven Joyce, another area resident remarks he was: "Just kind of surprised. Most of the time it's quiet and peaceful; not too many strangers out here that I know of."

Deputies say a passerby noticed the Ford pickup in a wooded area of the 8400 block of Crooked Road around 7:40 a.m.

Investigators say when the man walked up to the truck, they noticed the body.

Bob Joyce: "It's not good; don't like it in your community. We'll let them figure out what happened."

Crime scene detectives were on scene much of the day trying to figure out what happened. They processed evidence in, on, and surrounding the truck. Violent Crimes detectives canvassed the neighborhood.

Says Steven Joyce: "I'm not used to things like this happening out here."

WCTV will bring you more information on this latest investigation as it becomes available.

Leon County, Florida- August 7, 2012- Noon

The Leon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death on Crooked Road. Deputies say they are treating the investigation as if there was foul play involved, saying it appears to be the sixth murder the sheriff's office has handled this year.

Investigators say around 7:40 this morning, a passerby noticed a vehicle in a suspicious place in a wooded area in the 4800 block of Crooked Road. Deputies say the person approached the vehicle and saw a deceased male inside.

Deputies ask that we not release what kind and color the vehicle is at this time because deputies say they have not made a positive identification to notify next of kin yet.

We will bring you more details as soon as they become available.


Leon County, Florida- August 7, 2012- 9am

The Leon County Sheriff's Office is conduction a death investigation on Crooked Road in Western Leon County.

We have a crew on the way. Stay with WCTV for details.

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