Lakeland man found dead in Sumter

- We are learning more about a Lakeland man who was found dead in Sumter County.  He's been identified as Robert Banks, 31.

Sumter deputies found his body Friday morning in the Richloam Wildlife Management Area.  That's part of the Withlacoochee State Forest.

Investigators are interviewing family members and friends to find out the circumstances surrounding his death.

While Banks lived in Lakeland, his family is in Georgia and Alabama.

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