Human Remains

Human remains found on Eglin Reservation

Human remains found on Eglin Reservation

The Okaloosa County Sherriff’s Office is investigating found skeletal remains on the Air Force’s Eglin Reservation in west Okaloosa County. They were discovered by a hiker Tuesday evening. According to a press release from OSCO, the hiker was walking north of Highway 98 near the Okaloosa and Santa Rosa County border before spotting the scattered […]

Human remains identified

Human remains identified

The human remains located on Oct. 28 just west of exit 26 on Interstate 10 have been identified as those of Steven Mitchell Swiney, age 47. In a statement issued by Sgt. Rich Aloy, public information officer for the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office, Swiney was last seen in late November when he told a relative […]

Hunter finds human remains in Milton

Hunter finds human remains in Milton

On Friday, Nov. 26 a hunter located what he said appeared to be human remains while hunting in the wooded area off of Blue Barnes Road in Milton. Deputies from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. The major crimes detectives and crime-scene units also responded to investigate. The remains are believed […]