HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in Weeki Wachee and have started a search for the victim’s significant other, who is missing.
Deputies said after they responded to reports of a missing person, which later turned out to the victim, at a home on Darts Street Sunday afternoon. Deputies discovered the body of an adult female in one of the bedrooms.
What You Need To Know
- Hernando deputies: Woman found at Weeki Wachee home; significant other, victim's car missing
- Deputies said there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death
- Authorities: Victim’s significant other, Shauna Urive, 23, and the victim’s vehicle, a 2005 silver Pontiac Grand Am are missing
Family members told authorities that had not seen the woman in several days.
In examining the home, deputies said they immediately noted suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and contacted Major Case detectives and Forensic specialists, who took over the investigation.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the victim’s cause of death.
Meanwhile, the victim’s significant other, Shauna Urive, 23, and the victim’s vehicle, a 2005 silver Pontiac Grand Am with the Florida tag CG2VH are both missing, officials said.
Authorities have not released any further information about the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office or Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477).
You may also submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com.
You can remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $5,000 cash.