Body found along road in Thonotosassa; deputies investigating

Hillsborough County

THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was found at the intersection of County road 579 and Joe Ebert Road.

The body is said to be that of a white man. Deputies were dispatched to the intersection at around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

“We are in the preliminary stages of the investigation, but this case does appear to be criminal in nature,” Sheriff Chad Chronister said. “As detectives work to identify the victim, we are urging anyone who has information to please contact us. The more details we have, the faster we can determine what happened.”

If you have information on what’s happened, call 813-247-8200.

We’ll update this article as authorities tell us more.

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