Marion County

Missing boy, 16, found shot to death at cemetery in Marion County, deputies say

REDDICK, Fla. — Marion County deputies are asking the public for help after a 16-year-old boy was found murdered last week.


Deputies said someone shot and killed 16-year-old Kenneth Carr Jr., at the Campground Cemetery at 8565 NW 130th Street.

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He was found dead Wednesday morning, a day after he was reported missing by a family, deputies said.

Deputies responded to the cemetery and determined Carr had been shot.

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Crime scene detectives were called in and started a homicide investigation into Carr’s death.

Marion County deputies are asking anyone with knowledge of Carr’s death to call detective Joe Miller at (352) 369-6806.

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If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867), and refer to case 22-63 in your tip.

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