SEBASTIAN – A man from Sebastian was found dead in Spirit Lake, according to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office.
Scott Harlan Hausheer, 25, went missing after he attended the Purple Hatters Ball at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park.
A friend called 911 after Hauscheer disappeared Saturday evening. He told authorities that he last saw him walking away from the amphitheater.
Then, later in the day, Deputies received a report of a body floating in the lake later in the day after the friend reported the Sebastian man missing.
Investigators discovered a deceased white male partially submerged in the water. The man was identified as Scott Hausheer, of Sebastian.
Deputies say there were no visible signs of trauma to the body, and foul play is not suspected at this time.
Hausheer’s body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Tallahassee for an autopsy.
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park released the following statement:
“We offer our condolences to the grieving family and ask that everyone keep them in their thoughts and prayers at this time. We ask that everyone respect the privacy of the family and to treat this incident with dignity and patience and to allow our capable law enforcement community to proceed with the investigation.”
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Investigator Wayne Kelly at 386-364-3456 or [email protected]
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