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Alachua County deputies seek information about decades-old cold case

Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Alachua County deputies are asking anyone with information about a man's murder to come forward 23 years after his body was found in a wooded area.

Robert Howard was 24 years old when he was reported missing from the Arredondo Farms area on August 5, 1992.

Deputies said his skeletal remains were found in a field near there on April 18, 1994.

A medical examiner listed the cause of death as homicide because of injuries discovered during an autopsy.

Deputies posted a photo of Howard on Facebook Tuesday.

They are asking anyone with information about the cold case to call Detective Kevin Allen at (352) 384-3323.

#ColdCase Anniversary Robert Howard was found on April 18, 1994. He had been reported missing August 5, 1992. He was...

Posted by Alachua County Sheriff on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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