Santa Rosa Man Charged With Murder After Body Is Found In His Residence

August 8, 2020

A Santa Rosa County man is charged with murder after a dead body was found in his home.

Jerry Geisler Odum, was booked into the Santa Rosa County Jail Friday night without bond on a charge of first degree premeditated murder.

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to 5646 Vendome Court in Milton for a welfare check. Soon after their arrival, deputies made contact with Odum and a body was found inside the residence. He was taken into custody after being questioned by SRSO Major Crimes detectives.

Further details have not been released as deputies work to make next of kin notification and continue their investigation.


6 Responses to “Santa Rosa Man Charged With Murder After Body Is Found In His Residence”

  1. David Huie Green on August 11th, 2020 3:23 am

    “Have Respect if you must Comment ”

    Sorry, didn’t realize Jerry Geisler Odum was worthy of respect.

  2. Rollo Fagan on August 10th, 2020 5:05 pm

    Have Respect if you must Comment . Family and friends will read this article Not a place for your pubescent idea of humor. Not this subject . Shame on the Newspaper for Posting.

  3. Suzie B on August 9th, 2020 11:50 pm

    Very sad that this person died. I’ll never understand how someone knowingly lives with a deceased person in their home. He had to know the family would be trying to contact the deceased person, thus the welfare check.

  4. Skipper on August 8th, 2020 3:35 pm

    That’s just creepy

  5. Hmmm on August 8th, 2020 2:46 pm

    That’s gonna take some splainin’, Jerry.

  6. David Huie Green on August 8th, 2020 12:45 pm

    Don’t keep dead bodies in your home. It looks suspicious.

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