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Body of man found at apartment complex identified

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Foul play is suspected in the death of a middle-aged man whose body was found in his Arlington apartment Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the victim was found inside a residence at the Les Chateux Apartments, located in the 800 block of Bert Road, about 12:30 p.m. That's after his relatives reported him missing, Sgt. Craig Waldrup said.

The man was identified by JSO on Friday morning as 63-year-old Roosevelt Fluellen, 63, whose last known address was in St. Augustine.

The vehicle belonging to the unidentified victim, a 2010 silver Nissan Cube.

JSO reports the missing car was found around 7:30 on Tuesday evening.

At this time, investigators have not yet determined a suspect or persons of interest, Sgt. Waldrup said.

JSO is asking anyone with information to call them at 904-630-0500 or, to remain anonymous and possibly receive a cash reward, call 1-866-845-TIPS.

The homicide has nothing to do with the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton, Sgt. Waldrup confirmed.


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