Body Found Inside Stolen Car At Jacksonville Beach

Body Found Inside A Stolen Car By Jacksonville Police

On Sunday morning Jacksonville police discovered a dead man inside a stolen car on Jacksonville Beach.

The body was found inside of the car that was still running at 9 a.m. parked at 14th Avenue South and 1st Street South, said Sgt. Thomas Crumley, a Jacksonville Beach police spokesman, per the Florida Times-Union.

“We are working a death investigation. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death,” Crumley said.

A medical examiner is working to determine the man’s cause of death. The identity of the man, when he died and where the car had been stolen from weren’t available from police yet.

Action News Jax was on the scene while police investigated.

On the bumper of the stolen white Toyota Camry was a hand written message: “This is what happens when you let ur girlfriend borrow ur new car! (Has backup cam).” There were arrows pointing to the dented bumper on the driver’s side rear of the car.

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Photo: Action News Jax.

Neighbors, who remained unnamed, were stunned to hear the news of a body being found. They call the area the quiet side of the beach and that typically the neighborhood has few, if any, problems.

Neighbors say they saw about six police approach the car with guns drawn, which they though was very suspicious. Then police brought out yellow tarps and that’s when police began covering up the car.

This is an ongoing story and as new developments become available News Talk Florida will update this story.