UPDATE: Body found floating in Big Lake Santa Fe identified

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MELROSE, Fla. (WCJB)-- UPDATE 04/08-2019:
Alachua County deputies with the help of medical examiners have identified, Mathew Cemer as the man found dead in Big Lake Santa Fe near Melrose on Sunday.

The cause of death remains under investigation.

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A body was found floating in a canal that connects to Santa Fe Lake, in the area of SE 1st Ave. in Melrose, FL

The Bradford County Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify the body that they describe as a white man in his 20s or 30s.

The Alachua County Sheriff's office is taking over the lead of the investigation since the body was found floating in the water.

The body has been removed from the water and is being examined.

Investigators ask if you have any information regarding the identity of the person please contact the Alachua County or Bradford County Sheriff's Offices.