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Man found decomposed, floating in canal

10:02 AM, Feb 12, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A suspect in a recent shooting has been found dead, decomposed and floating in a canal.

On Saturday Feb. 2, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to reports of shots fired near the River Oaks Apartments in the 11200 block of Harts Road. Detectives found 20-year-old Richard Davenport dead in a wooded area, according to a statement from JSO.

Jermaine Rashad Mobley, 25, was named as an individual involved with the case and had a warrant out for his arrest on unrelated charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Mobley was found eight days later, heavily decomposed, floating in a canal near the 11200 block of Harts Road on Feb. 9, according to JSO.

According to a release from JSO, no foul play is suspected in Mobley's death at this time.

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