UPDATE: Green Cove Springs Death Investigation | Crime

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UPDATE: Green Cove Springs Death Investigation

Clay County Sheriff Office Detectives have identified the victim in the overnight homicide mentioned. He is Joshua W. Perdue (W/M), a resident of Middleburg.  Perdue’s body was discovered in the driveway of a home located at 2666 Silver Creek Drive this morning at about 5:30am as a female resident of the home was leaving for work.  Perdue lived with his father, who was notified by detectives this morning, at the home on Tillis Lane.

Perdue’s body was taken from the Silver Creek Drive location this morning at around 11:45am to the Jacksonville Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. The exact cause of death is still unknown at this time, but detectives do suspect foul play and are investigating this death as suspicious/homicide.  The investigation continues into who killed Perdue, why he was killed and what brought the victim to the Silver Creek Hills neighborhood of Green Cove Springs.    

Detectives concluded their evidence collection and canvass of the area at noon and have reopened Silver Creek Drive to normal traffic.


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