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Police release identity of man found dead in Crescent City

2:14 PM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
Casey Ray Wise
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CRESCENT CITY, Fla. -- The Putnam County Sheriff's Office released the identity of a man found dead in his home Sunday.

Hancel Woods, Public Information Officer for the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said the the man's body was found around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 160 block of Old Mail Route Road.

Woods said forensic testing had to be used to determine the man's identity due to the advanced level of decomposition.

After completing their tests, the man has been identified as 33-year-old Casey Ray Wise.

Woods said Wise's body was found by his father who was coming to check on his son.

Woods said due to the ongoing investigation into Wise's murder additional details will not be released at this time.  Additional information will be provided when it becomes available, Woods said.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Detective Division at 386-329-0801.

If you would like to remain anonymous you may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS.  You could be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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