Sarasota woman finds man’s body in her backyard

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – A homicide investigation is underway in Sarasota after a woman found a man’s body in her backyard.

Just after 10 p.m. on Thursday, deputies with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call from a residence near Leonard Reid Avenue and 32nd Street.

Deputies arrived to find a deceased male in the backyard.

The body was identified by investigators as Alfa Victor Young, 33, of Sarasota.

Investigators have not disclosed his exact cause of death, but they believe it was the result of homicidal violence.

No further details were released.

Anyone with information regarding Young’s death has been asked to contact the Sarasota County Criminal Investigations Section at (941) 861-4900.

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