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Body found tied up in Columbia County identified

The man has not been identified by police, but is on the way to the Medical Examiner's office in Jacksonville for an autopsy.

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a male body found in a wooded area near the Suwannee and Columbia County line. 

Deputies say a citizen discovered the body while on a walk near Fort White, then called the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office who notified the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. 

Police found the body wrapped in a tarp and tied with a bungee cord. 

The body was later identified as 29-year-old Steven McGee, who is known to frequent areas of Suwanee and Columbia counties. 

 Police suspect foul play.