NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL – Sheriff’s detectives are investigating after a motorist discovered a person’s body along the side of State Road 415 west of New Smyrna Beach this afternoon. The motorist reported the body shortly before 2:30 p.m. The location was off the side of SR 415 near Lake Ashby Road. The deceased is an adult male. The investigation into his death is active and ongoing, and additional information will be released as it becomes available.