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Police investigate Sebring murder

SEBRING - Police were investigating on Friday the murder of a 19-year-old man whose body was found early Friday morning, authorities said.

The body of Rishard Rooks was discovered at 1335 Spinks Lane in the Briarwood Apartments, Sebring Police Cmndr. Steve Carr said.

When asked if police had a suspect, Carr said, "We have some leads were following up on."

Carr would not comment on how Rooks was killed, other than saying the death was a homicide.