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Tampa police investigate dead body found in parking lot near Ybor City

The man was found with upper body trauma, police say.
A man was found dead with upper body trauma in a Tampa parking lot. His cause of death has not been released.
A man was found dead with upper body trauma in a Tampa parking lot. His cause of death has not been released. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Dec. 4, 2022|Updated Dec. 4, 2022

Tampa police are investigating a dead body found Sunday morning in a parking lot just off N Nebraska Avenue near Ybor City, officers said in a news release.

The Tampa Police Department received a report around 8:30 a.m. Sunday of a body in an enclosed area of a parking lot on E Forest Avenue. Officers believe the dead man was in his mid-40s. They say he suffered an upper-body injury.

Officers said the investigation is still in its early stages, and a cause of death and the victim’s identity has not been released.