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Man found dead near Maxcy Road

SEBRING — A young man who appeared to have gunshot wounds was found dead near Maxcy Road Tuesday morning in the Sebring area, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said in a press release.

An agricultural worker discovered the body and then called 911, she said.

Although the victim was identified, the name was not being released as of noon, the sheriff said. Detectives and crime scene personnel are on the scene.

Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Office at (863) 402-7200 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 236-8477. They can also submit tips at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com.