JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Human remains found late Wednesday morning in a wooded area on the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail off Imeson Road are of a 25-year-old man, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Although detectives found identification on the body, by JSO policy, his name will not be released.
After the medical examiner determined a gunshot wound was the cause of death, police classified this death a homicide -- Jacksonville’s 129th in Duval County this year.
Detectives are not sure how long the victim got there or how long he’d been dead.
Investigators are seeking information regarding this incident. Anyone who has any information is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.