FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A woman’s body was found floating in the water at The Marina at Yacht Harbor Village in Palm Coast Wednesday morning, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said they were following up on an earlier call when they found a person in the water around 10:15 a.m.
A portion of the marina was closed off while deputies conducted a death investigation.
Authorities later identified the victim as Alexandra Lawson, 22. Her cause of death was determined to be drowning.
“While we have confirmation on the identity and cause of death, this is still the early stages of the investigation,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “This is a tragic situation and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.”
Investigators have been unable to conclusively determine the circumstances that led up to Lawson’s drowning. The investigation is ongoing.
To help with their investigation, the Sheriff’s Office is seeking video surveillance from Jan. 6 and Jan. 8 until 10 a.m.
Authorities are asking anyone who may have information related to the case or video surveillance of the area to email firstname.lastname@example.org.