Investigation underway in Pensacola after man found dead in tent

Escambia County

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Pensacola police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a tent near the 17th Avenue trestle.

Police say the victim is a homeless man, and it appears that he had died some time ago. Investigators do not know the cause of his death at this time.

As officers were approaching the tent, a man ran from it. They say the man had misdemeanor county warrants and have not connected him to the person’s death.  

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