UPDATE: Officials with the Pensacola Police Department told WKRG News 5 the body was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
UPDATE (3:23 p.m.): Officials with the Pensacola Police Department have released new information about the person found dead on the side of the road.
According to officials, the man found was not involved in a hit-and-run. Officials also said his injuries are not traffic related but they are considering his death as suspicious.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Officials with the Pensacola Police Department said they are investigating after a body was found on the side of a road.
According to officials, officers were called to the area of Scenic Highway and Langley Avenue for a dead body that had been found. The call came to the police just before 9 a.m. Sunday morning.
Pensacola Police have closed Scenic Highway between Langley Avenue and Manolette Street as they continue their investigation. Officials advise drivers to find an alternate route.
Officials said more information will be released as it becomes available.