Dead Ocala man identified
The Ocala Police Department has identified the body found earlier this week in Marion County. OPD Spokesperson Seargent Chas Maier says the man is identified as Herbert Leroy King of Ocala. Maier adds an autopsy is scheduled.
Whether foul play was the cause of King’s death is not known and OPD is still investigating.
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