Polk County

Deputies Investigate Death of Man Found in Woods in Central Florida as Homicide

Authorities in Polk County say they're investigating the death of a Davenport man found in a wooded area as a homicide.

Polk County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Donna Wood said in a news release that a resident found 38-year-old Alexander Vigo Jr. in Davenport on Tuesday afternoon.

Wood says Vigo's family last saw him around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies believe Vigo was shot, but an autopsy is scheduled to confirm the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the sheriff's office  at (863) 298-6200, or Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS.

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