SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a body that was found floating near a line of mangrove trees in Vamo in Sarasota.

In an email obtained by 8 On Your Side, deputies said a citizen found the person floating face up in the Intracoastal waterways in approximately 2 feet of water. The victim’s identity has yet to be determined.

News Channel 8 is working to gather additional information. An investigation is ongoing.

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