MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are investigating a body found buried in the Ocala National Forest. The Sheriff's Office said the body was reported as a tip on Thursday.
On Friday, Major Crimes detectives and evidence technicians with the Sheriff' Office, along with the Ocala police detectives and staff from the Medical Examiner's Office, responded to an area off of Forest Road 50 and discovered the body in the grave. An autopsy will be performed by the Medical Examiner's Office to determine the identity and gender. This is a developing story. Check. back for updates.