Body found in Baker near Old River Road

Published 1:22 am Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent homicide after discovering the body of a white male on a parcel of private property off Old River Road near Baker Tuesday.

The OCSO was working a joint investigation with the Crestview Police Department into a missing person report filed with the CPD over the weekend.

They developed information that the individual may be located on property near a wooded area off Old River Road. Investigators searched the area with the assistance of a K9 Unit from Okaloosa Correctional Institution and today found the body of a man who appeared to be the victim of a shooting.

A positive identification has not been made at this time.

No additional details are currently available, but investigators are working several leads in connection with the case and more information will be released in the near future.