Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help on what recently was determined to be a homicide in Lehigh Acres.
In the early evening hours of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, a passerby in the area of Hedgewood Street and Meadow Road discovered what he thought was human remains.
Since nightfall was approaching, the man decided to come back in the morning, during the light of day, to see if what he was seeing was indeed human. Upon his discovery, he contacted the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
The man has been positively identified as Gregory Cameo Mathews, 26, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
No additional information on the murder is available at this time.
Mathews was known to friends as "Bam," and investigators are hopeful the public can provide insight as to the events leading up to his murder.
Anyone with information on the murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Tips may also be made online at : www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting information to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office