Sheriff's Office News Releases

Update to Body Located in Shingle Creek

PUBLISHED:Mon September 28, 2015

Osceola County, Florida – Today, the Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the body found in Shingle Creek as Matthew Gilmore (DOB 3/17/76) from Kissimmee and determined his cause of death as a drowning. The incident does not appear suspicious, therefore, Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating this as an accidental drowning and are working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine if drugs or alcohol may have been a factor in his death.

Background: 

On September 27, a male body was located in the water near the area of the Shingle Creek bridge and 17-92. At this time, the incident does not appear suspicious. Detectives will have more information tomorrow after working with the Medical Examiner’s Office. Details will be provided as they become available.