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Park Rangers find man's body at Savannas State Preserve in Jensen Beach

Posted at 6:50 PM, Jun 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-03 18:51:23-04

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. -- Park Rangers at Savannas State Preserve in Jensen Beach located the body of a man on Saturday just after 3 p.m.

The Park Rangers were continuing their search for a missing man, 61-year-old James Young of Port St. Lucie.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office says although a body has been recovered, a positive identification has not yet been made and will not be made until the medical examiner completes an autopsy.

Officials say the man was discovered embedded in some palmetto bushes.