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Body Found, Believed to be Missing Person Jonathan Hensley

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A body was located around 10 am today, off Woodland Bayou Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, which is believed to be that of missing person Jonathan Douglas Hensley, 47, of Turtle Creek Drive, Santa Rosa Beach.  WCSO Deputies and Investigators have been actively searching for Hensley since he was reported missing by a family member on June 3rd, 2014.  The family member stated Hensley had not been seen since May 31st.  The WCSO used foot patrol, ATV’s and the Aviation Unit to aide in the search.  A 9mm weapon was found at the scene near the body and was placed in evidence. The weapon is believed to be used by Hensley himself.  The body is now in possession of the medical examiner and the WCSO is currently awaiting confirmation of the identity.

On May 29th, 2014, the WCSO assisted in a joint investigation with the Department of Homeland Security and executed a search warrant at the home of Hensley.  Hensley was arrested for possession of more than 30 counts for images of children engaged in sexual acts.  In addition, over two thousand images of children engaged in sexual acts were found on digital media, which was in Hensley’s possession.