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WCSO Searching for Murder Suspect in Ponce De Leon

PONCE DE LEON, Fla. - Walton County Sheriff's Office Investigators are looking for the man responsible for a murder early Sunday morning, after a  physical altercation turned deadly.

Just after midnight, WCSO Deputies and Walton County Fire Rescue responded to 9604 County Highway 183 South in Ponce de Leon following a 911 call.

Authorities when they arrived, they found a deceased victim with what appeared to be stab wounds.

Walton County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Joseph “Brandon” Mitchell, 30, of Ponce De Leon.

Authorities are still searching for Mitchell. 

He is described as a 6'0 tall, white male, with dark hair and hazel eyes.

They say he was last seen wearing a black shirt, khaki shorts and a black hat.

WCSO says Mitchell is possibly in the company of Devon Delane Bray, 39, who is described as a 5'01, white female, with blonde hair.

 A reverse 911 call was made to residents in the area.

WCSO is asking anyone who spots Mitchell NOT to approach him, but immediately dial 911 or your local law enforcement agency.

This incident is still under investigation.


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