Location of death investigation
IMMOKALEE — Neighbors, friends and coworkers identified the woman killed Thursday as Iris Contreras.
"She was sweet and a talker," said Tienda Guadalupe employee Lidia Leon.
Contreras worked at the store on Main Street for a year, said Leon, adding that it was unlike her to not show up for work.
"I had a feeling something was wrong," said Leon at the store this afternoon. "I started calling her at 10 a.m. when the store opened and nothing."
It wasn't until some customers arrived mid-afternoon Thursday, that Leon said she found out what happened to her coworker.
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As of 11:20 a.m., crime scene tape and five Collier County Sheriff's Office vehicles, including a crime scene investigators van remained outside a home at 100 block of N. Seventh Street in Immokalee, where deputies found a dead woman Thursday afternoon.
Neighbors and passersby said they were surprised when they heard deputies had found the body of a woman, whose age and name have not been released, in the home.
"We thought she was sick when the ambulance arrived," said Carmelina Sanchez, 22, who lives in the farm workers housing across from the dead woman's home.
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Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday.
Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. at the 100 block of N. Seventh Street where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
The woman's identity has not yet been determined.
No arrest has been made.
No further information was available.