Police ID woman found dead in woods behind DeLand restaurant

Body found near the 400 block of S. Woodland Blvd., officers say

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in the woods Friday behind a DeLand restaurant, according to the department. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

DELAND, Fla. – Police are investigating after a woman was found dead Friday in a wooded area behind a DeLand restaurant, according to the DeLand Police Department.

Officers said the woman’s body was found after police were dispatched to the 400 block of S. Woodland Blvd.

In an update Saturday, police identified the woman as 38-year-old Vawn Burgos and said that her death did not appear to be suspicious.

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The investigation remains active at time of writing, police said.

Check back here for updates.

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