STUART, Fla. -- Police are investigating a suspicious death in the woods near Lowe's Home Improvement store in the 3600 block of Federal Highway in Stuart.
Police received a call at approximately 9:30 a.m. about an unresponsive male in the woods.
The man, identified as 51-year-old John Lawson, was pronounced dead at the scene and detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division were called out to investigate.
Police say Lawson was a homeless man who lived in a small encampment nearby.
The Medical Examiner's office will determine his cause of death. There were no obvious signs of trauma.
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