[UPDATE] 2-21 11:10am --
The Tallahassee Police Department has positively identified the deceased as Jeffery H Mertz, dob 8/31/60. Mertz's body was found near a holding pond in the 2900 block of Kerry Forrest Parkway in a wooded area.
TPD has notified his next of kin.
Foul play is not suspected.
Yesterday, Feb. 17, at approximately 5:47PM, the Tallahassee Police responded to a report of a decomposed body near a holding pond in the 2900 block of Kerry Forrest Parkway in a wooded area. The body appears to be that of an unknown white male between the ages of 40 and 60. The body was found by a citizen, who was looking for a friend near the area.
Due to the advanced decomposition of the body, the cause of death and the identity of the deceased have not been confirmed. There were no signs of foul play.
White Male, 40-60 years old.