The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is still seeking information about the death of Wallace Turner Jr.
A statement issued by the office on Monday said Turner’s death is still being investigated as a homicide.
“We are looking for any information on Turner's killer or any accomplices in the murder of Wallace Turner Jr.,” the statement said.
Turner, 39, was found deceased on Columbia Road 58 near Waldo on Sunday, January 27.
“We want justice for Wallace Turner Jr.,” the statement said.
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The public may also telephone information to the sheriff’s office at 870-234-5655 or 870-235-3744.
Columbia County Central Dispatch received a 911 call about 9:30 a.m. Sunday regarding the body of a man on County Road 58, about a half-mile west of the Waldo City Limits. CR 58 is the extension of West Dempsey Road into the county.
The Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Turner visited a Waldo convenience store shortly before he was killed and was seen leaving the store on foot, walking west.
Turner lived near the location where he was killed.
This was Columbia County’s first homicide this year. There were three homicides and one officer-involved fatal shooting in Columbia County last year.
Turner was born October 5, 1979 to Wallace Ray Turner Sr. and Phyllis Rena Bishop in Dallas, TX. He was educated in Waldo schools and attended the Little Rock Job Corps.
His immediate survivors are his parents; loving friend, Brittany Williams; three sons and one daughter.