Missing Hernando teen found dead - FOX 13 News

Missing Hernando teen found dead

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(Photo courtesy: Levy County Sheriff's Office) (Photo courtesy: Levy County Sheriff's Office)
BROOKSVILLE (FOX 13) -

A teenager reported missing in Hernando County was found dead over the weekend.

Investigators say a hunter found the body of 18-year-old Deanna Lee Stires in a wooded area in Levy County.

She was reported missing on January 1.

According to the Levy County Sheriff's Office, the medical examiner's office in Gainesville confirmed Stires' identity. No other information about her cause of death was released.

Now investigators are working to figure out what led to her death.

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