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Deputies investigating homicide in Sumter County

Posted at 2:48 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 14:48:18-04

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. -- A homicide investigation is underway after deputies found a woman's body at a Sumter County home.

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of an unresponsive woman at a home in the 11000 block of C.R. 223 in Oxford on Saturday. Upon arrival, emergency crews found the woman dead inside the home.

Deputies say the woman appears to have died from "homicidal violence." Officials have not released the deceased woman's identity.

Deputies did not say if a suspect has been identified in the homicide investigation. Anyone with information on this deadly incident is asked to call 352-793-2621.

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