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FDLE investigating death as homicide

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The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced Thursday afternoon they were investigating the death of longtime educator Shelly O’Steen Strickland as a homicide.

Strickland’s body was found at her home on O’Steen Road shortly before noon Wednesday, June 24. An autopsy was conducted Thursday morning and the determination of homicide was released shortly after 3 p.m.

While very little information is being released about the murder, TCSO Capt. Ron Rice confirmed reports that Strickland was found in her vehicle with a gunshot wound.

PHOTO: Longtime educator Shelly O’Steen Strickland was found dead at her home Wednesday. The sheriff’s office and FDLE are investigating.

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