Jose DeLeon - Homicide

Okahumpka - 2009

Jose DeLeon was found deceased on May 6, 2009 in a wooded area off CR 48 in Okahumpka. Jose was from Guatemala, had only been in the Unites States a few months, and was known to visit other cities in Florida as well as Lake County. Jose had not been seen for a few days prior to being located in Okahumpka. At the time he was found, Jose was wearing blue jeans with a brown belt, brown steel toe work boots and a collared shirt with fish and fishing lures. Jose was a Hispanic male, 43 years old at the time of his death.

Detectives are seeking any information that would lead to the identity of the person(s) responsible for Jose's death.

LCSO case number: 09075770

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