Missing, endangered 63-year-old Ocala woman found dead, deputies say

Deborah Gutierrez left written statements that caused concern for her safety

Deborah Gutierrez, 63 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A 63-year-old Ocala woman reported missing and endangered last week has been found dead, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Deborah Gutierrez left her home July 7 and was last seen in the southwest area of Marion County.

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The sheriff’s office said she was found deceased on Tuesday. No foul play is suspected, the agency said in a statement.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this difficult time,” the statement read.


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