OKEECHOBEE — In the early morning hours on Monday Jan. 16, 2023, deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office discovered a deceased body in a wooded area around NE 14th Avenue in the Douglas Park Subdivision of Okeechobee County. The deceased was the victim of a criminal act, and the manner of death has been determined. This information will not be released at this time.
The victim has been identified. The family of the victim has enacted Marsy’s Law, and the identity of the deceased will not be released. This investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information regarding this case, please contact Detective Dale R LaFlam at the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office 863-763-3117 x 5032. OR you may contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.