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Man dies after allegedly ingesting cocaine

Man dies after allegedly ingesting cocaine

A Santa Rosa County Jail inmate died Tuesday after allegedly swallowing drugs during a traffic stop. His death is currently under investigation. According to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office press release, the unnamed man was stopped Monday night for a traffic related incident in Milton. During the traffic stop, the deputy observed the adult […]

Elderly person found dead from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

Elderly person found dead from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

An elderly person was found dead yesterday at a residence on the 9900 block of Mariposa Street in Navarre from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office reports. Deputies responded to the residence yesterday at 2:15 pm. Upon arrival, EMS and the Holley-Navarre Fire District were already on scene. Deputies were advised […]

Deceased man found in Fort Walton Beach identified

Deceased man found in Fort Walton Beach identified

A deceased person found on Christmas Day on Beachview Drive in Fort Walton Beach has been identified. The man has been identified as 20-year-old Levi Alfred Waltene Barnes, according to the Fort Walton Beach Police Department. The case is still pending further investigation, although no foul play is suspected.