On Wednesday, June 20, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about an injured woman. Deputies and EMS responded to the parking lot of Auto Zone, 5080 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers. The victim was located in the southwestern portion of the lot, near the back of the business. She was transported to the Trauma Center of Lee Memorial Hospital and pronounced deceased.
Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Sheriff's Office Homicide and Forensics Unit were assigned to continue the investigation. The victim has not been identified. She is described as a white female; somewhere between 45 and 55 years old: approximately 5'6" - 5'8" tall approximately 130 pounds; her hair comes to just above her shoulders, is brown, but graying. Anyone who may know of her identity is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000.
No details as to her injuries or other information is available for release at this time. An autopsy will be performed by the District 21 Medical Examiner as the investigation continues.