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UPDATE: Remains found in Ocala National Forest identified

The remains found in a wooded area of the Ocala National Forest on Sunday have been identified as Daniel Allen Jones, 48, of Ocala, Florida.

The remains found in a wooded area of the Ocala National Forest on Sunday have been identified.

Marion County deputies say the deceased has been identified as Daniel Allen Jones, 48, of Ocala, Florida. 

They say at this time, the case is classified as a death investigation.

Deputies say the remains were found by a hunter in the area of Southeast Forest Road. While walking the hunter says he saw what he thought was a deer scratching in the ground, and started moving around some leaves.

That's when the remains were found.

Anyone with any information about this find incident can call Marion deputies at 352-732-9111 or Crime Stoppers at 352-368-7867