Man’s body found in wooded area in New Port Richey

Gregory Howe. (Photo courtesy of Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) – A homeless man’s body was discovered Sunday in a heavily wooded area in New Port Richey, authorities said.

A person called the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office today around 8:10 a.m. to say they had found a deceased person in the woods near Marion Drive and Troublecreek Drive.

The body was later identified as 23-year-old Gregory Howe of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

His cause of death has not been determined at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

An investigation into his death is ongoing.

No further details are available at this time.

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