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Man found dead in Belle Glade cane field ID'd

Death investigated as murder, says PBSO
Posted: 4:44 PM, Aug 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-18 04:10:50-04
PBSO: Body found in cane field near Belle Glade

UPDATE: Deputies released the identity of a man found dead in a cane field near Belle Glade Tuesday. 

The victim has been identified as Jose Enrique Castro. 

Officials ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain anonymous by downloading the app 'Connect & Protect,' "See something Say Something."  

PBSO said they are considering Castro's death a murder.

EARLIER STORY: 

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found in a cane field near Belle Glade Tuesday. 

Officials say the body was found  by US Sugar workers working in the fields sometime after 10 a.m. at the 34000 block of Connors Highway and Muck City Road. 

Detectives and crime scene investigators on the scene say it is unknown how long the deceased male laid or was placed there. 

There is no suspect information or motive known at this time.

Officials ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain anonymous by downloading the app 'Connect & Protect,' "See something Say Something."  

Anyone missing a loved one, preferably a male, is urged to contact PBSO at 561-688-3400.