Human remains found at Ray Wayside Park, closed for investigation

The Marion County Sheriff's Office says that on December 17th, an off-duty Marion County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) detective was flagged down by several citizens at Ray Wayside Park located on NE 28th Lane in Silver Springs in reference to possible human remains being found.

Upon arrival, the detective said that he could confirm that it was human remains. The remains are still unidentified.

Marion County officials have closed Ray Wayside Park until further notice due to Major Crimes' on-going investigation. 

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Detective Billy Burleson at 352-368-3542 or to remain anonymous, contact the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP and reference 17-140 in your tip.