Volusia County deputies find coffin filled with weapons - FOX 35 News Orlando

Volusia County deputies find coffin filled with weapons

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DE LEON SPRINGS, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says weapons were discovered hidden inside a coffin along a roadway in DeLeon Springs on Thursday.

An officer with the Florida Wildlife Commission was patrolling an area along Lake Park Road when he spotted the brown, wooden coffin, lying upside down next to the road and near some trees.  The FWC officer notified the Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies say they did not observe any signs of blood, hair or anything that would indicate foul play.  They also say the items looked old, rusty and appeared to have been inside the coffin for some time.  The investigation is now closed.

The following items inside the coffin:

  • 1- black crossbow,
  • 1- black ball and chain,
  • 1- set of nun chucks,
  • 1 - metal pair of forceps,
  • 1- ball with metal spikes,
  • 1- black hoodie,
  • 1- small red square punching bag,
  • 1- black leather pouch,
  • 1- double sided axe with handle,
  • 1- baseball bat with numerous screws attached to the bat,
  • 1- small black sheath,
  • 1- silver in color scissors,
  • 1- wooden handle with attached metal hook,
  • 1- wooden handle with attached metal knife,
  • 1- plastic tube with black handles,
  • 1- wide black metal hook,
  • 1- black folding knife,
  • 2- black arm weights,
  • 1- broken yellow dart,
  • 1- silver baseball bat,
  • 1- small wooden handle with attached knife,
  • 1- black metal crowbar,
  • 1- silver antenna,
  • 1- black metal hooks,
  • 1- black sword sheathe,
  • 1- silver metal chain,
  • 1- black handle with attached long knife,
  • 1- wooden handle with a attached rusted knife blade,
  • 1- black stick with attached chain,
  • 1- single metal hook,
  • 2-wooden metal hatchets,
  • 1- silver boat anchor,
  • 1- black fire poker,
  • 1- black metal crowbar,
  • 1- pair of blacksmith pliers,
  • 1- silver metal sword blade with missing hand grip,
  • 1- wooden blocking stick,
  • 1- metal hammer,
  • 1- double sickle handle,
  • 1- single handle sickle,
  • 1- large pair of black metal tongs,
  • 2- wooden axe handles,
  • 1 - wooden sword.


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