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Man found behind burning vehicle in Lady Lake, identified

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LADY LAKE , Fla. – A man found dead behind a burning vehicle has been identified as 29-year-old Joel Aaron Curry of Leesburg.

Michelle Keszey, a spokeswoman for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, wouldn’t reveal details in a phone interview on why, but said it was determined upon deputies’ arrival that Curry “was the victim of homicidal violence.”

According to a sheriff’s press release, the Villages Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire about 6:12 p.m. Sunday in the 8700 block of North East 102nd Road in Lady Lake.

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Curry was discovered behind the vehicle, some feet away.

Anyone with information on this case can contact Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible for a reward; or call the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office at 352-793-2621.

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