Investigation into death at World Golf Village of person looking into Michelle O'Connell case

Man researching controversial death found dead in home.

2/1/19 UPDATE: 

Putnam County deputies now say a medical examiner will have to rely on dental records to identify the person shot and killed in World Golf Village - the body was found Thursday.

1/31/19 9 p.m. Update:

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Putnam County Sheriff's Office gave an update to the investigation around 9 p.m.

According to PCSO, the victim identifies as both a male a female.

According to the PCSO, the son had found the victim before calling 911.

Deputies are still telling people that there is no known danger to anyone.

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Posted by Action News Jax on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Original: Putnam County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death at a World Golf Village residence. This case was referred from St. Johns County Sheriff's Office to Putnam County Sheriff's Office due to a conflict of interest.

According to the PCSO, a 911 call was made to St. Johns County around 7:30 a.m. SJCSO's initial investigations found that the victim was doing an independent investigation of the death of Michelle O'Connell.

Due to the conflict of interest, St. Johns County referred it to Putnam County.

According to PCSO, someone went to the home to check in on the victim and found the man dead, who then called 911.

Putnam County responded to the scene around 1:30 p.m. and are in the process of completing the investigation.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office is working to obtain a search warrant.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office tells Action News Jax there is no danger to the public.

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Posted by Action News Jax on Thursday, January 31, 2019

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