JSO: Foul play suspected after 62-year-old found dead

Case of foul play in the death of man near Spring Park neighborhood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene of a death investigation in the 5000 block of Bridgewater Cir.

According to police, they responded to the deceased person at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. The initial investigation revealed that there may be foul play involved so the JSO homicide unit responded. police report. 


The investigation is in its early stages and police are following up on all leads.

Police say the victim is a 62-year-old white male who resides with a younger white female.  That individual is currently being interviewed by JSO Homicide detectives, police report.

Neighbor Erik Smith said he has had issues with the victim in the past. He added that threats reportedly made by the victim led Smith to take legal action.

 "We’ve had kind of a spotty past, um, some of the other neighbors and I have taken out restraining orders against him," Smith said.

 

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