- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after the body of a 24-year-old woman was found floating in the Indian River.

Brevard County Sheriff’s officials said Jennifer Hedges, of Titusville, was beaten to death.

Florida Today (https://tinyurl.com/mbl75m2 ) reports she was found in the river Thursday by a kayaker. Investigators said she was put in the river in an attempt to conceal her body. Investigators combed the area for evidence, but released few details.

An autopsy on Hedges ruled her death as a homicide.

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Information from: Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.), https://www.floridatoday.com

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