OCSO investigates death of man found lying in a yard

Posted 5/19/23

On Monday, May 15th, 2023, deputies responded to the 3600 block of NW 3rd St. (Dew Berry Gardens)...

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OCSO investigates death of man found lying in a yard

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OKEECHOBEE — On Monday, May 15th, 2023, deputies responded to the 3600 block of NW Third St. (DeBerry Gardens) after someone reported an unresponsive male lying in a yard.

EMS was called and pronounced the individual dead. Detectives Romero and Cauley responded to investigate further. Through investigation, the person was identified as 54-year-old Juan Garcia Posada.

The cause of death is unconfirmed, but there are no signs of foul play. We are also looking for a Hispanic male, approximately 53 years old, possibly named Santiago Lopez.

Lopez was possibly visiting the individual who may have information that could help shed light on his cause of death.

If you have any information regarding this case, don't hesitate to contact Detective Romero at 863-763-3117 ext. 5118.

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