Body discovered in Hobe Sound woods, investigated as suspicious

HOBE SOUND, Fla. - The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a wooded area of Hobe Sound.

Investigators said two people were going fishing when they discovered the body near Bridge Road and Suzanne Drive. 

One of the persons who found the body is a former Martin County deputy and the other is a current dispatcher.

The body is decomposed, but officials said the victim appeared to be wearing male clothing. 

Officials believe foul play was involved in the person’s death.

Investigators are collecting evidence that was found around the body, which was thought to be in the woods for days. 


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