Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide involving a young black male whose body was discovered along the wood line on State Road 85 south of Duke Field Wednesday morning.
The agency received a 9-1-1 call at 7:36 a.m. from a motorist who spotted the body as they drove southbound.
A positive identification is pending, along with notification of next of kin.
The Okaloosa-Walton Medical Examiner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy.
Additional information will be released at the appropriate time.
Anyone who believes they may have information relevant to the investigation is asked to call the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS
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