Remains found in Ocala backyard believed to be missing man

Investigators working to determine if remains are Jerry Chirstilaw

OCALA, Fla. - Detectives in Marion County believe they have found the remains of a missing man buried in a backyard.

Two months ago investigators received a tip that Jerry Chirstilaw died during a domestic dispute in 2000 and was buried in the backyard where he used to live.

Investigators searched the backyard with the help of a family member and found what they believe are remains.

They are trying to determine if the remains are that of Chirstilaw and who is responsible for his death.

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