ORLANDO, FL. – The body was found in a sunken SUV driven by a missing woman from the island of Belle, who was last seen in September.
Stephanie Hollingsworth, a native of Fort Myers, was last seen on September 25. Police have not confirmed that the person found inside the SUV is Hollingsworth.
Orlando police detectives have confirmed that searchers working with the Hollingsworth family were driving a drone when they found an SUV in a pond near Dowden Road and Story Time Drive in the Innovation Path area.
The Orlando Fire Department diving team confirmed that there was a body inside the car. Orlando police have confirmed that efforts are underway to remove the SUV from the water and positively identify the person.
The Bell Isle Police Department is aware of the find and has contacted the Hollingsworth family.
The investigation is ongoing.