WCSO: Two People in Custody in Connection to Murder in Ponce De Leon

PONCE DE LEON, Fla. - Two people are arrested in connection to a murder early Sunday morning, after a  physical altercation turned deadly.

According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, after an hours long search, Joseph “Brandon” Mitchell, 30, of Ponce De Leon and Devon Delane Bray, 39, are in custody.

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

The Walton County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Cory Frank Graves, 38, of Westville.

Mitchell is facing charges for second degree murder, while Bray is facing charges for an outstanding violation of probation warrant.

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