ORLANDO — Orange County officials are investigating after a man’s body was found hanging in a tree on Disney property.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the corpse was found hanging in a tree near the Double Tree Resort by the entrance to Disney off of Hotel Plaza Boulevard.
Police roped off a wooded area next to the resort Sunday afternoon after police received a 9-1-1 call about the hanged man at about 3:30 p.m. Officials said the caller left the scene after making the report.
OSCO Public Information Officer Jeff Williamson said detectives with the department’s homicide unit are conducting the death investigation at 2305 Hotel Plaza Blvd., but deputies have declined to say whether the death is classified as a suicide, homicide or whether criminal activity is suspected.
Williamson said officers did not immediately try to move the body.