Victim and person of interest identified in Oxford homicide case

Jenetta Floyd

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives have released the name of an apparent homicide victim in Oxford and also have identified a person of interest in the case.

Jenetta Floyd, 68, was found dead inside a residence at 11522 County Road 223 on Saturday. First responders discovered her body after being dispatched to a call of an unresponsive female.

Detective say Floyd appeared to have died as the result of homicidal violence. They have identified an unnamed associate of Floyd as a person of interest, a sheriff’s office report states.

Detectives will continue to follow up on leads and conduct interviews with associates and potential witnesses as the case moves forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (352) 793-2621. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).