Sarasota police investigating death of man found in field

March 14, 2013 

SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was found in a vacant field behind an apartment complex Thursday morning.

Officers responded at 7:55 a.m. to the 1800 block of 19th Street after receiving a report of a man lying still in a field.

The man pronounced dead at the scene was identified as Jovonne Corn, who is in his 20s, according to police.

The case is being treated as a homicide investigation, a news release states.

Anyone with information should call Det. Dan Riley at 941-954-7062.

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