A 77-year-old man was found dead in a Florida Wildlife Management area around a mile away from his vehicle, according to deputies.

77-Year-Old Florida Man Found Dead In Wildlife Management Area, Vehicle Found Stuck In Sugar Sand

A 77-year-old man was found dead in a Florida Wildlife Management area around a mile away from his vehicle, according to deputies.

According to deputies, a 77-year-old man was found dead in a Florida Wildlife Management area around a mile away from his vehicle on Tuesday.

Around 12:30 on Tuesday afternoon, a Biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission located a 77-year-old deceased male in the Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area near State Road 31 in Charlotte County.

Deputies arrived and located his vehicle which was stuck in sugar sand over a mile away from his body.

Investigators say the man was discovered with a walking cane and discoloration of the chest area, which is a typical indication of a cardiac episode.

However, the cause of death has not been confirmed, and the next of kin is being located.

There is no threat to the community, and the incident is not considered suspicious.

The investigation is ongoing.

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