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Hunters discover body in Gantt Lake

On Wednesday morning, local hunters were scouting the north end of Gantt Lake, north of Simms Bridge Road. When they observed a human body floating in the water next to the shoreline. The hunters notified the Covington County Sheriff’s Office and units responded, along with Opp Fire Department, to retrieve the body.   David Lee Brooks,…

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Florida man arrested for the false imprisonment of Geneva juvenile

A Florida man has been arrested by Holmes County Sheriff’s Department in connection with the coercion and false imprisonment of a 15 year old Geneva girl.   Anthony Salvador Ocasio, 33, has been charged with several felonies in connection to his coercion and subsequent false imprisonment of the teenage girl on November 19.   The…

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