Cops: Decomposed body found in Hillsborough Co. nature preserve

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A death investigation is underway in Hillsborough County after human remains were found in a heavily wooded area of Triple Creek Nature Preserve.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says a hiker came across a badly decomposed body at 9:41 am Wednesday.

Investigators are currently working alongside the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office to identify the victim and determine their cause of death.


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