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Body burned beyond recognition in vehicle found on fire in Clewiston

Posted at 11:24 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 17:49:43-04

CLEWISTON, Fla. — UPDATE 5:23 PM

The Hendry County Sheriffs Office announced the identity of a person burned beyond recognition in a vehicle in Clewiston.

The Sheriffs office says the person is 23 year old Bolman Slater VI of Pahokee Florida.


Hendry County Sheriffs Deputies received a call in the early morning hours of September 4th about a vehicle fire in Clewiston.

Once there, deputies discovered a body inside the burning vehicle.

Investigators have tried to identify the body; however, it has been burned beyond recognition.

The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in its investigation.

If you saw anything suspicious we are asking that you contact us immediately
Steve Whidden ,Hendry County Sheriff

If you have any information about this incident or if you saw anything suspicious, please contact the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at 863-674-5600, or you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible for up to a $3,000.00 cash reward.