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13-077 Detectives Investigate Case Of Body Found In St. Petersburg Canal

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit
Patrol Operations Bureau

Susan Janet Hendricks (Found Deceased)
DOB 01/10/1957
Address: 4764 66th Lane North, Lot 13, St. Petersburg

Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the death of a woman whose body was found in a canal near the Jacaranda Retirement Home. Detectives have notified next of kin and her name has been released. Her death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

Deputies responded to a body found at about 12:26 p.m. on April 17, 2013.

The body was found in a canal on the south side of the Jacaranda Retirement Home located at 4250 66th Street North in St. Petersburg.

According to detectives, a nurse at the Jacaranda Retirement Home was outside on a break when he discovered the body of a female in the canal, pulled it out of the water and called 911. The body was identified as that of 56-year-old Susan Janet Hendricks of St. Petersburg.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct and autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.

At this time, detectives say the death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

The investigation continues.

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