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Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death Near Orlando Nightclub

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Jan 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 10:55:00-05

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Orlando are investigating after they say a man was found dead behind a nightclub.

Local media outlets report that Orlando police have identified the man as 43-year-old Essex Taylor III. His body was reported to police Wednesday afternoon.

Police say a delivery person found Taylor in a grassy area near GILT nightclub. Orlando police spokeswoman Michelle Guido says investigators haven't determined how Taylor died.

Police say his death is being investigated as suspicious.