Human remains found Sunday in a wooded lot off of Sandy Forest Road in Milton are believed to belong to a homicide victim. At this time, all indicators are leading Major Crimes Detectives to suspect this death was a homicide, according to a Wednesday afternoon update from the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office.
The remains were taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy and identification. The deceased has been identified but public release is pending notification of next-of-kin. The exact cause of death is still under investigation.