Sarasota police ID body found near boat ramp

October 25, 2013 

Sarasota police are investigating after a badly decomposed body was found near the 10th Street Boat ramp in the city. PROVIDED PHOTO

SARASOTA -- A man found dead near a Sarasota boat ramp earlier this week as been identified as Gregory Palchak, according to Sarasota police.

Workers cutting bushes found Palchak's "badly decomposed" body about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the 10th Street boat ramp, just off U.S. 41.

Police said Friday that Palchak did not have a known address.

"There does not appear to be any signs of foul play," police said.

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