Volusia County Sheriff's Office: Body found in Lake Monroe in DeBary identified as that of Apopka resident; apparent suicide
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DEBARY -- A body found floating in Lake Monroe on Sept. 29, has been identified as 42-year-old Jin Tak Han of Apopka.
His death was the result of drowning and has been determined to be a suicide, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
A passerby at Lake Monroe Park in DeBary spotted the body and notified a park employee.
The employee flagged down an off-duty deputy, who launched a boat into the river and retrieved the body and brought it to shore. An autopsy confirmed the death was the result of suicide, Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said.
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FHP: Fern Park motorist killed near Apopka after drifting off Bear Lake Road and striking 'a signpost, a fire hydrant, a rock wall, two mailboxes and a tree before overturning'
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APOPKA -- A 28-year-old Fern Park man was killed overnight Saturday on Bear Lake Road in nearby Seminole County when his Ford Escape left the road and struck a number of objects before overturning, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Henry Coleman Jr., was southbound on Bear Lake Road at Bear Lake Circle when he "drifted onto the west shoulder of the roadway, struck a signpost, a fire hydrant, a rock wall, two mailboxes and a tree before overturning," FHP spokeswoman Sgt. KJim Montes said of the 3 a.m. fatality.
The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. This crash remains under investigation, she said, including whether he had been drinking.