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Byline: Matthew Sauer STAFF WRITER
Charlotte County wants to build a morgue on a one-acre site in Murdock, but the $200,000 asking price for the land is a little rich.
The county commissioners selected the parcel near Shoreland Street and Paulson Drive, but instructed their staff members Tuesday to negotiate for a lower price.
The commissioners' second choice was a two-acre portion of 100 acres the county owns on O'Donnell Boulevard in northwest Port Charlotte. The land is zoned for residential use.
The county has been wrangling with where to put the morgue for more than seven years. It has set aside $984,000 for the project, including …