Deputies investigate death of man found behind Bradenton book store

September 2, 2013 

MANATEE — Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a man found behind a Bradenton book store on Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

A homeless man reported he had thought nothing of seeing the man lying under an underhang at Books a Million, 4225 14th St. W., on Sunday. However, when the man was still there a day later, he reported it to the sheriff's office, according to the report.

Deputies report the dead man is a white male with graying beard and hair between 40 and 50 years old.

The investigation continues.

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