A body found in Cleveland County has been identified has 55-year-old John Gordon Honeycutt, reported last week, according to a news release issued early Thursday night by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
An arrest has been made. Cameron Jones, 37, who also goes by the alias “Lion,” has been arrested in connection with the homicide. As of now, he is being held at the Lincoln County Detention Center on unrelated charges, pending the formal filing of charges related to Honeycutt’s murder.
“I wish we had a different outcome for the Honeycutt family, for the community, and the group of law enforcement officers and searchers who put everything they had into finding Mr. Honeycutt alive,” Jefferson County Sheriff Lafayette Woods Jr. said in the news release.
Update: Cameron Jones has been charged with 1st Degree Murder, Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons, Abuse of a Corpse and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card