UPDATE: Liberty SO Investigating Woman's Death

Hosford, Fla. - Liberty County Sheriff's investigators have identified a woman found dead behind a home as Lacey Ammons, 30, of Hosford. Authorities are now ruling this as an unattended death. Investigators will continue to work with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on this case.


A disturbing discovery leads authorities to investigate a woman's death in Liberty County. Sheriff's deputies spent the day combing for clues after the woman was found behind a home.
"A white female was found laying in a kind of overgrown area behind the residence here off of Shawn Road and Hosford," said LCSO Captain John Summers. 

Authorities say they received the call around 11:30 a.m.

"The homeowner discovered the body, back there on the edge of the property and contact the Sheriff's Office and we responded out and confirmed that there was indeed a human body," said Summers.

 Investigators say for now they're suspecting foul play.

"We're going to investigate it as if it were a homicide until we know otherwise so we've called in FDLE to help us with crime scene and special agents for investigative purposes," said Summers.

Summers says they're tracking the victim's last moments.

 "We're going to proceed, work in reverse. Once we identify who this person is and what they've been doing and they're last acts were, and what led to where we are."

Once authorities identify the woman, they'll notify next of kin. News 13 will stay updated on the investigation.

Liberty County Sheriff's officials are investigating the death of a young woman in Hosford. 

Officials said that the woman's body was found at about 11:30 a.m. Friday near a home on State 65. The woman has not yet been identified. Officials said on scene that they are treating this like a homicide. 

We will have more details for you tonight at 6 and 10.

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