Orange County deputies ID man found dead near Lake Florence

Last Updated: Monday, March 20, 2017, 9:57 PM EDT

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who was found dead Sunday afternoon near Lake Florence.

  • Yulon Jasen Wallace found dead Sunday near Lake Florence
  • Orange County detectives conducting homicide investigation
  • Call Crimeline at 800-423-8477 with information

The victim has been identified has Yulon Jasen Wallace.

Deputies responded to Lake Florence, which is near Good Homes Road, at about 12:21 p.m.  in response to a person who was unresponsive and wasn't breathing.

The victim was found by witnesses along the shore of the lake, deputies said.

Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene by Orange County Fire Rescue personnel.

A homicide investigation is underway, said Capt. Angelo Nieves, public information officer with the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone who saw Wallace prior to him being found is asked to contact the Orange County Sheriff's Office at 407-254-7000 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

There is currently a reward of up to $5,000 for information in the case.