Body found in Immokalee identified as missing man

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office identified the body of the missing Immokalee man as 81-year-old Jean Hyacinthe Thursday evening.

UPDATE: Investigators have positively identified the body located in Immokalee on Wednesday afternoon as 81-year-old Jean Hyacinthe.

Posted by Collier County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Detectives said a wallet containing Hyacinthe’s personal identification was found with the body on Wednesday.

According to deputies, workers found the body in a remote area near the water treatment plant off Sanitation Road.

The 81-year-old man was last seen walking from 744 Crestview Circle, around 4 p.m., deputies said. He was wearing a white and yellow striped shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

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Body Found In Immokalee Believed To Be Jean Hyacinthe Detectives believe a body found in Immokalee this afternoon is…

Posted by Collier County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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UPDATE: This story was updated to reflect the fact that Hyacinthe’s body was identified.

Reporter:Olivia Mancino
Writer:Emily Ford