Body found in Venice behind a gas station on a bench

Updated: Jul. 22, 2019 at 10:59 AM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A body was found behind a gas station on a bench Monday morning in Venice.

The Venice Police Department released a statement on Facebook saying the incident happened on 610 S Tamiami Trl on the Island of Venice at the Corner Store.

Police say a resident called to report finding a deceased man at a table behind the business. Detectives are trying to gather as much information as is possible in order to provide answers for family.

VPD says there is no reason to suspect foul play or danger to the community. The decedent’s name is not being release at this time.

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