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Body found in Crawfordville dumpster, deputies say foul play not suspected

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 10:26:24-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Wakulla County Sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found inside a dumpster in Crawfordville.

Sunday night around 10:30 p.m., a deceased person was found in a dumpster behind the Dollar General at 3134 Crawfordville Highway.

Deputies have identified that man as 65-year-old James Franklin Martin. At this time, foul play is not suspected in his death.

"Due to some privacy concerns we cannot release anymore details at this time but we will release more information when it is available," deputies wrote.

They say Martin's next of kin has been notified.