|RE: Skeletal Remains Identified|
|Monday, 03 January 2011 14:56|
Sheriff Paul C. May has released the following information:
RE: Skeletal Remains Identified
On December 16, 2010, at approximately 6:28 p.m., deputies were dispatched in reference to skeletal remains being found in the Platt’s Bluff area of Okeechobee County, Florida.
At the time of the discovery, a pacemaker was found among items recovered. The name of the pacemaker company, Medtronics, along with a serial number were printed on the pacemaker. Detective Susan Morrison contacted the company and was able to gain the identity of the victim. After numerous attempts to locate family members to notify of the victim’s death, the search proved to be unsuccessful.
The victim has been identified as:
At this time the Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for their assistance in locating any family of Mr. Jones. If you have any information, contact Detective Susan Morrison at (863)763-3117, ext. 2293.
Michele Bell, Public information Officer
Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office
504 NW 4th Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
(863)763‐ 7157 (fax)