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Sumter County investigators working homicide investigation

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Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017 10:02 am | Updated: 5:51 pm, Mon Nov 6, 2017.

Sumter County Sheriff's investigators are conducting a homicide investigation after firefighters found a deceased male next to a burned out vehicle Sunday evening. Sheriff's officials said the man died of "homicidal violence." District Public Safety Department firefighters were called out to a vehicle fire in 8700 block of NE 102nd Road around 6 p.m. Sunday. Sheriff's officials said the body was discovered behind the vehicle. Deputies identified the victim as Joel Aaron Curry, 29, of Leesburg.