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Lakeland Police say teenage boy was murdered

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Detectives with the Lakeland Police Department were dispatched to the scene just before 5 a.m. Saturday. Detectives with the Lakeland Police Department were dispatched to the scene just before 5 a.m. Saturday.
LAKELAND, FL (WFLA) - Investigators with the Lakeland Police Department are collecting information in a death investigation.

The body of 17-year-old Damarco Powell was discovered early Saturday morning in the 1300 block of Atline Rd. The young man was reported missing by his mother just after 3 a.m.

According to a Lakeland Police Department report officers were dispatched to the scene just before 5 a.m. in response to a 9-1-1 call. A citizen called for help after finding the remains in a wooded area just east of some railroad tracks.

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Powell resided at 870 Candyce Ave. in Lakeland the report states. Detectives spent the morning canvassing the area looking for clues.

If you have any information about this case please contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900.

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