Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigate suspicious death

News

DESTIN, Fla. (WMBB) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death near a wooded lot in Destin.

Deputies were called to an area near 1021 U.S. Highway 98 around 9 a.m Wednesday after a 9-1-1 call in reference to a dead body discovered nearby.

Investigators on the scene say the body appears to have been there for a period of time.

An autopsy is being scheduled to gather additional information and evidence.

Based on initial findings, the sheriff’s office is treating the death as suspicious and will release more information at a later time.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local News Video

Ms. Kirk's third grade class

FDLE releases full body cam video from Rebekah Jones search warrant: Part 2

Gulf Coast State College holding Continuing Education Programs

Calhoun County Solar Farm Debate

Bay County residents honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bay County Florida Democratic Party host food collection and distribution for MLK Day

More Local News

Don't Miss

Big Game Bound
February 07 2021 05:30 pm