Anthony Michael Shaw, 35, known to local police as shown in this March booking mug, was found dead over the weekend in a homeless camp in a wooded area of Daytona Beach. His name was released to the media on Monday. How or why he died has not been released.
DAYTONA BEACH -- The body of a homeless man found in a makeshift camp in the woods of Brentwood rive over the weekend has been identified as that of 35-year-old Anthony Michael Shaw. How the man was killed or when has not ye been released by police.
Here is a synopsis of the 10:42 a.m. Saturday incident as described by police spokesman Jimmy Flynt: "Officers responded to the 1000 block of Brentwood in regard to a Death Investigation. Upon arrival officers met with a female who stated that a person was dead in the woods. The location is the wooded area on Brentwood north side of the street between Vine Street and White Street. This is a homeless camp. The female stated that the victim is her boyfriend."
Flynt said there would be no update on the unexplained death -- considered a homicide -- until an autopsy is completed.