Death Investigation

The body of an elderly woman was found in a submerged car in Port St. Joe at mid-morning Thursday.

Police Chief James Hersey identified the woman as 87-year-old Lailan Grady Moss of Rockledge, Florida.

The car was submerged at the Port St. Joe city boat ramp and was first spotted by a private citizen who called authorities.

Rescue workers recovered the body of the driver. They have not yet determined how the car ended up in the water.

Chief Hersey says a full-scale investigation is underway.

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