Body found in Charlotte County creek identified as that of missing Gage Jackson

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Gage Jackson, 19 – Photo shared with WINK News.

A body discovered by a boater in Charlotte County Saturday has been identified to be that of a missing teen.

Gage Jackson was reported missing and last being seen on March 19. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said Jackson was not one to run away. Tips flooded in as soon as he was reported missing.

Deputies received a report of a body floating in Prairie Creek Saturday.

CCSO has now positively identified the body as that of Gage Randolph Jackson, 19, of Washington Loop Rd. Punta Gorda.

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating this case.


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