Police identify man found dead in pond in North Port

Man found dead in pond in North Port

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB) - Police have identified a man who was found dead, face down in a pond in North Port.

Police say 60-year-old Jose Guadalupe Gavarrete was found in a pond near Basilica and Benissimo Drive in the developing Gran Paradiso community on August 16. He had been in the pond for a few days.

An initial autopsy found no signs of trauma. A full autopsy and toxicology report are still being conducted to determine how Gavarrete died.

The investigation continues.

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