Child discovers body in Whitehouse woods

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 12-year-old boy on a mission to return a movie to a Whithouse gas station Sunday afternoon had an experience normally reserved for the big screen -- he found a decomposed body.

The skeletal remains, believed to be male, were found around 2:30 p.m near a Kangaroo gas station at the intersection of W Beaver Street and Chaffee Road.

According to JSO, no foul play is suspected.

The decomposed body was found in an area on the Westside known to be frequented by transients.

JSO's Homicide Unit is investigating the possible cause and the identity.


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