UPDATE: Man arrested for manslaughter after man’s body found in Cantonment

An arrest has been mad in the homicide investigation of 25 year old Donnie Lee Johnson.
Spokesperson for Escambia Sheriffs Office Major Hobbs tells News 5 that 26-year-old Codaryl Deon Gross was arrested around 6:30 pm.
Johnson’s body was found earlier today on the side of the road in Cantonment, Fla.
Gross is has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

He is being held on a $1,000 bond.

CANTONMENT, Fla (WKRG)- The Escambia County Sheriffs office responded to the 200 block of River Annex Road Saturday morning of a male body found on the side of the road in Cantonment, Florida.

Major Major Andrew Hobbs tells news 5 that it was the body of Donnie Lee Johnson.

He says the cause of the death is undetermined at this time, but they are treating this as a homicide investigation.

Two people are in police custody and ESCO are interviewing them as people of interest in the case.

The investigation is ongoing, if anyone knows what happened they are advised to contact police.

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