Skeletal remains found by Iguana Hunters have been identified as a man who went missing in 2020, according to investigators.
Skeleton remains found near Mile Marker 77 In Monroe County, Florida, in a wooded area south of U.S. 1 by iguana hunters on April 9, 2022, have been identified as those of Islamorada resident Mark J. Miller who went missing at the age of 46 on Jan. 6, 2020.
The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit Detectives sent dental and DNA records of those remains to a forensics lab in Miami-Dade County to identify Miller.
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According to deputies, there was no evidence of foul play.
“While I’m relieved we have resolved this case, my heart goes out to the Miller family,” said Sheriff Rick Ramsay. “I want to thank the Detectives who investigated this case for their tireless work.”
Miller was last seen at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 5, 2020, standing in the middle of U.S. 1 at Mile Marker 77 in front of the turn lane to Robbie’s Marina, where he was employed and resided.
Detectives have been looking for Miller since that time and have followed up on multiple leads.