Body found on side of the road in Mount Dora

Crime Scene

A person was found dead Friday morning on the side of the road in Mount Dora, according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). 

FHP says they were notified by Orange County Sheriff’s Office about a dead body on Old 441 and County Road 500-A in Mount Dora. 

A passerby reportedly saw the body and called deputies. 

"When deputies arrived they determined the victim, a black male in his 20s to 30s, was deceased. There are signs of trauma to his body, however, investigators are not yet able to determine his source of the trauma," FHP said. 

The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Demossi Jarrod Weaver.

No other details have been released. Check back for updates.