Name of missing subject released
The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the person whose body was discovered in the Lake Darling area early Friday morning. The person was Jeffrey Scott Knerr, 47, of Washington.
Knerr’s body was found by Brighton Fire Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office personnel while searching in a wooded area of the park. The incident is still under investigation. Foul play is not suspected.
Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar said the authorities will investigate the death as a homicide until the result of the autopsy comes back. He said he could not release information on possible causes of death until after the autopsy had been performed.