Body recovered in Holmes County

Choctawhatchee River

According to the Holmes County Sheriff's Office the body of 26-year-old Cynthia Katrice Johnson was recovered on Feb. 10 from the Choctawhatchee River, 300 yards south of the boat landing on State Road 90.

Cecilia Spears
Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 02:07 PM.

WESTVILLE — Deputies have recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman from the Choctawhatchee River in Holmes County.

The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) on Monday removed the body of Cynthia Katrice Johnson, who had been missing for a month. The body is now undergoing an autopsy overseen by the 14th Judicial Circuit Medical Examiner’s office. There are no signs of foul play, according to an HCSO news release.

Johnson was missing since Jan.10; a motorist last saw her on the U.S. 90 bridge spanning the Choctawhatchee River, the news release said.

Sheriff’s offices in Bay, Jackson, Walton and Washington counties and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission all participated in the search, as well as volunteers.

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