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Body Identified in Leon County Death Investigation

Hoyt Birge
Posted at 10:00 PM, May 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-19 07:52:50-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Leon County Sheriff's Office has identified the man found dead at U Club Apartments.

They said that 32-year-old Hoyt Q. Birge was found dead inside a silver Toyota Camry at U Club Apartments.

LCSO said that Tuesday morning at approximately 3:38 a.m. the Leon County Sheriff’s Office received information about an incident that occurred at a residence in the 2600 block of Mission Road. Early in the investigation detectives began to search for a silver Toyota Camry believed to be involved in the incident.

Around 10:30 a.m., they found the silver Toyota Camry in the rear parking lot of the U Club on Woodward Avenue.

Deputies believe that Birge did not drive the car to the complex. It is unclear if he lives at the complex.

LCSO said that the cause of death is also unclear. 

Crime scene detectives are still working this scene, though they do suspect foul play. They are also working on locating several subjects to find out what happened.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact the LCSO Violent Crime Unit at 850-606-3400 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.