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17-year-old man covered in blood arrested after body found in his home, cops say

Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, MEGA

Oct. 11 2021, Published 2:46 p.m. ET

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A 17-year-old covered in blood has been arrested after a man’s body was found in his home, police in Florida said.

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Reynel Hernandez, 17, was seen covered in blood on the night the body was found, according to WOKV.

Just before midnight, Oct. 6, police received a report about a man, believed to be in his late teens to early 20s, covered in blood walking along the road, WOKV reported.

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When police arrived, they found Hernandez, and he led police to a home on Lone Star Road in Jacksonville, Florida, according to WOKV.


At the home, they found a man, believed to be in his 40s, dead, WOKV reported.

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The investigation revealed that both men are believed to live at the home, according to WOKV.

During a news conference, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was asked whether there were any signs of self-defense and if the situation appeared to be domestic, but police said that information is unknown, WOKV reported.

The cause of the victim’s death has not been released, according to WOKV. Officials have not released the victim's name.


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