Couple finds body of deceased man floating in Halifax River

The Daytona Beach Police reported that they responded to the southwest section of the Main Street Bridge this morning after someone reported seeing a body in the Halifax River.

Upon arrival, police say they learned that a couple was walking along the bridge when the female spotted the body of a man in the water. She alerted her companion and called 911.

Volusia County Beach Patrol was reportedly called to assist in removing the body from the water. The body has been identified as John David Lee Jr. 

The autopsy began at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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