- Monday May 13th, 2013 :: 10:33 a.m. CDT
Skeletal remains discovered on March 28, 2013 have been identified.
The Crestview Police Department has identified the skeletal remains found in the woods by children playing in the wooded area off of Pandora Drive in Crestview on March 28th, 2013.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Medical Examiner’s Office discovered the identity of the skeletal remains as belonging to 31 year old, Damian Matthew Andrews of Defuniak Springs. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement utilized DNA recovered from the remains, and the Medical Examiner’s Office utilized dental records, which assisted in the identification of the remains.
Damian was reported as a missing through the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in February of 2011, by his sister.
Due to the condition of the skeletal remains when they were discovered, the cause of death remains unknown at this time.
City of Crestview, Florida Police Department
201 Stillwell Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32539