UCF professor found dead in home

A professor at the University of Central Florida was found dead in his home over the weekend.

The body of Michael Redlick was discovered at the home in an upscale Winter Park neighborhood.  Redlick, 65, was a professor in the sports business management program.

“We were deeply saddened and heartbroken to learn of Michael’s passing," read a statement sent to FOX 35 from UCF. "Mike and his family are in our thoughts and prayers. He was our colleague and our friend and a mentor to many of our students here in the DeVos Sport Business Management program at UCF. He will be greatly missed.”

The circumstances surrounding the death are still under investigation, according to police.  No other details were immediately released by authorities, but they say there are no suspects that they are actively trying to identify and there is no danger to the surrounding community.