Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Apparent Homicide at Wayside Park in Crestview.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wayside Park, also known as Duggan Park, located at Shoal River just south of Crestview city limits, at approximately 1:30 this afternoon in reference to a 911 call of a possible deceased person.

The caller, who called 911, informed the sheriff’s office of a male on the ground covered in what appeared to be blood.

OCSO Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating the victim’s 2007 red Nissan pickup truck. (Tag info to come).

The Medical Examiner’s Office from the 1st Judicial District did respond to recover the body and an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

Anyone with information on the vehicle should call 9-1-1 or report it to your local law enforcement agency immediately but do not attempt contact with anyone near the truck.

If you have information that could be helpful to the homicide investigation please call (850) 651-7400 or contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.863.TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 Tips Mobile application.

The sheriff’s office did state additional information will be released at the appropriate time.

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