Ronald Vinci, 70, was the homeowner of Tarpon Bend home. His body was found Tuesday afternoon after a person called 911 to report finding it in the home, authorities said.
The death has been ruled suspicious, but Fort Lauderdale Police have not released many details in the case.
Neighbors said they were told by police that Vinci's body was bound by duct tape, but authroties have not confirmed that information.
Vinci purchased the property for nearly $3 million on June 14.