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Death investigation in New Post Rd. neighborhood

Posted at 11:08 AM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-09 16:12:13-04

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — Deputies have cordoned off a portion of New Post Rd. near Bayshore Rd. in North Fort Myers.

Officials have released no details about the scene, other than to confirm an active investigation is in progress.

Crime scene tape is blocking access to the road. A black tent or wall-like apparatus has been set up along the side of the road, guarded by deputies from the Crime Scene Unit and the Mobile Command Unit.

Around 11:30 a.m., Fox 4 reporter Kaitlin Knapp confirmed seeing a body behind the wall.
An investigation into the situation is ongoing. Officials have not said whether the death is suspicious in nature.