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NORTH PORT POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT THEY ARE CALLING A SUSPICIOUS DEATH.  A WOMAN’S BODY WAS FOUND BY A NEIGHBOR WALKING HER DOG ON BEEVILLE AVENUE AT AROUND 9:15AM THURSDAY.  SHE APPEARED TO HAVE DIED FROM AN APPARENT GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE HEAD.  A GUN WAS FOUND NEAR HER BODY ALONG WITH AN OPEN CELL PHONE NEAR A TRACTOR-TRAILER AT THE CORNER OF HER DRIVEWAY.  POLICE SAY THE WOMAN APPEARED TO BE IN HER LATE 20S AND THEY WILL RELEASE HER NAME AFTER THE NEXT OF KIN IS NOTIFIED.  A NEIGHBOR TOLD THE NORTH PORT SUN THAT HE SAW THE WOMAN ON VALENTINE’S DAY AS SHE CAME OVER TO BORROW SOME TOOLS.  SHE SAID HER HUSBAND WAS A TRUCKER AND SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT MOVING, HAVING MOVED TO NORTH PORT FROM OHIO IN SEPTEMBER.  IT’S NOT KNOWN IF THE HUSBAND IS A SUSPECT IN THE CASE AS THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING.