Body found in Sarasota pond (update)

SARASOTA -- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives and the District 12 Medical Examiner’s Office continue to investigate the circumstances of a man found dead Tuesday in a pond on the south side of Edwards Street, just south of the Sarasota-Manatee County line.

There are no signs of trauma to the subject; an autopsy will take place Wednesday, according to a report.

Although a preliminary identification has been made, the family is requesting further verification before the man's name is released, the report said.

Anyone who may have information related to this case is asked to call the North Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900 or Crimestoppers at 941-366-TIPS.