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October 16, 2002

Police investigating mysterious death in St. Johns County

From: WJXX, FL
Oct. 16, 2002

By First Coast News Staff

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - Police are investigating the mysterious death of a deaf woman in St. Augustine. According to investigators a family member found Carmen Maria Reyes in her home near St. Augustine High School on Del Monte Drive.

Homicide investigators have been at the scene all day gathering clues and trying to figure why someone would kill the deaf woman. Thus far police are not saying much about the investigation or how she was killed.

Neighbors say that Reyes lived alone and stayed to herself but are shocked that something like this has happened in their neighborhood.

Police have not named any suspects but they are following up leads including an assault that occurred in a nearby apartment complex on Tuesday. Investigators have not determined whether or not the two are connected.

If you have any information or saw something call the St. Johns County Sheriff's Department.

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