No foul play suspected after body found in trunk of car in Florida, deputies say

Published: Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 6:36 AM

Deputies in Jacksonville identified a man found dead in the trunk of a car on Dec. 30.
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Deputies in Jacksonville identified a man found dead in the trunk of a car on Dec. 30.(Jacksonville Sheriff's Office)

Florida authorities do not suspect foul play after a man's body was found wrapped in white sheets in the trunk of a car.

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The car was found Dec. 30, and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified the man as Terry Mercer, 34, of Waycross, Georgia. 

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Police said that around 1:45 p.m. on Dec. 30, a deputy drove by what he thought was an abandoned vehicle.

Upon further investigation, the officer found an individual wrapped in white sheets in the back of the vehicle.