Florida UPS Driver Finds Murder Victim Lying on Lawn

Details are scant
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 17, 2016 6:44 PM CDT
FILE - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, a United Parcel Service driver starts his truck after making a delivery in Cumming, Ga. UPS reports financial results on Friday, July 29, 2016.   (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

(Newser) – A Florida UPS driver making a delivery discovered a homicide victim lying on a lawn, the AP reports. Palm Beach County sheriff's spokeswoman Therese Barbera says the driver spotted 63-year-old David Middleton lying in front of a house in a neighborhood near the Town of Jupiter.

The driver called 911. Paramedics responded and pronounced Middleton dead. Detectives determined the death was a homicide. No suspects have been arrested. No further details were released, including the driver's name or the apparent cause of Middleton's death. (Read more crime stories.)

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