Woman's body found in St. Pete canal

4:59 PM, Apr 17, 2013   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida-- Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives are investigating the discovery of a female's body in a local canal. 

The body has been identified as 56-year-old Susan Janet Hendricks of St. Petersburg.

According to detectives, a nurse at the Jacaranda Retirement Home was outside on a break when he discovered the body of a female in the canal, pulled it out of the water and called 911. 

The Medical Examiner's Office will conduct and autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.

At this time, detectives say the death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

10 news will continue with updates as they become available. 

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