Skeletal remains found on Air Force reservation


Authorities search for skeletal remains on a section of Eglin Air Force Base reservation. (Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office photos)

HOLT, Fla., April 10, 2019–Skeletal remains were found on the Eglin Air Force Base reservation Tuesday.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is processing the site in west Okaloosa County after a hiker found scattered skeletal remains Tuesday evening.

The man was walking in an area north of U.S. 98 close to the Okaloosa/Santa Rosa County line when he spotted the human remains around 5:30 p.m.

Additional information is limited at this time but will be released as the investigation develops, according to the OCSO.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office news release


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