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Friday, June 9, 2023

Deputies investigating murder of 33-year-old woman in Bushnell

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a homicide that occurred on County Road 625 in Bushnell.

The sheriff’s office received a call at 2:28 p.m. Thursday in reference to a deceased person. Deputies responded and determined the victim died from homicidal violence. The victim has been identified as 33-yer-old Melody Bennett.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office at 352-793-2621 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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