According to Gross, the body appeared to be an adult male, but police say he may have been in the water for a day or longer, WFTS reported. Officers are working to identify the body and determine the cause of death.
Trappers have pulled an alligator from the lake and are trying to determine if it's the same alligator that was spotted with the body, WFTV reported.
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