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Person found dead in Nassau County home, police investigating

Police have not released the cause of death or details about the identity of the individual.

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — The Fernandina Beach Police Department is investigating after a person was found dead in Nassau County Sunday night.

Police say the body was found at a home in the 400 block of South 13th Street around 9:00 p.m. after 911 was called due to a house door being open and dogs running around. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement assisted in processing the scene, which lasted hours with it clearing at around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Police have not released the cause of death or details about the identity of the individual, but say it was a visitor and not the homeowner.

The scene has since been cleared and the house was turned over to the homeowner.

A man who drove by tells First Coast News that the victim may have been someone helping the homeowner.

This is a developing story. 

Stay with First Coast News as we work to learn more.