Published: Nov 01, 2010 4:30 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 01, 2010 1:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives continue their investigation today after the body of a white female was found in a homeless camp in Port Charlotte Sunday afternoon.

CCSO received the call at 2:02 p.m. after two people found the body of the woman in the camp about 40 yards off Belmont Ave. and Lime St., between S.R. 776 and Murdock Middle School. MCU detectives said the body was removed and taken to the Medical Examiner's Office in Murdock where an autopsy is scheduled today.

Detectives remain on scene collecting information and evidence. No further details are being released at this time as the investigation continues. If anyone has information concerning this case, please call the CCSO at 941-639-2101, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).