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MCSO identifies Dunnellon homicide victim, person of interest sought for questioning

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the male victim who was killed in Dunnellon on Monday, November 28.

According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, on the morning of November 28, MCSO detectives responded to the scene of a homicide on Walnut Street in Dunnellon at the request of the Dunnellon Police Department. Upon arrival, the detectives located the body of a deceased male who has been identified as 41-year-old Eric Daugherty.

MCSO is actively investigating the homicide. In a social media post, the sheriff’s office shared a composite sketch of a man (see below) that detectives are attempting to identify and locate for an interview regarding this homicide case.

MCSO seeks help identifying man wanted for questioning in connection with Dunnellon homicide
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office wants to speak with this man regarding the homicide that occurred in Dunnellon on November 28

If you have any information about this man’s identity or any information regarding this homicide, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office asks that you call Detective John Lightle at 352-369-6715. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867) and reference 22-66 in your tip.