A family’s hope was dashed with the gruesome discovery of 30-year-old Staton Octave. His decomposing body was found Saturday afternoon in a muddy river. His body bore gunshot wounds.
Police say he was shot to death. Octave, of Maloney Road, West Grand Lagoon Village, was last seen at home around 9 am on Monday.
A relative reported him missing on Tuesday morning. He was described as of mixed descent, five foot 11 inches tall, slim-built, and light brown in complexion. He was last seen wearing grey pants and a grey T-shirt.
Octave was a bar operator. Police are continuing Investigations.