Sheriff Eric Flowers Interviewed by Sebastian Daily About John Swanigan

Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers spoke with Sebastian Daily Tuesday after deputies found the body of John Swanigan, who went missing about 11 days ago.

Authorities recovered the body from the trunk of a vehicle located on Dickens Ave in Sebastian.

“We had a missing person’s case, John Swanigan, and unfortunately today we came to a sad ending on that case,” Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers told Sebastian Daily.

Flowers said there is one person in custody and will conducting a search warrant to continue with the investigation throughout the evening.

Watch the video above for more information.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.