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Missing man found dead

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.