FDLE: autopsy confirms identity of human remains

For Immediate Release
February 7, 2023
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) today received identification of the victim found deceased in Okeechobee County on Saturday. The family has been notified.
Based upon Florida’s victim’s rights law, commonly referred to as Marsy’s Law, FDLE will not release the victim’s identifying information at this time.
On February 4, FDLE agents discovered human remains in a wooded area in north Okeechobee County. FDLE and Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
The homicide investigation remains active.
For Further Information Contact:
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.