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Palm Coast resident Janis Washburn, 68, found dead near S.R. 100 bridge

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Washburn was found in the Intracoastal Waterway, according to the Flagler Beach Police Department.

A Palm Coast woman was found dead Jan. 24 in the water near the State Road 100 bridge in Flagler Beach. 

The woman, who has been identified as 68-year-old Janis Washburn, was found at about 11 a.m., according to a Flagler Beach Police Department news release.

A passerby contacted the Flagler Beach Police department about what appeared to be a body floating in the water of the Intracoastal Waterway near the docks on the north side of the bridge.

Police officers dispatched to the scene found Washburn dead. They identified her the night of Jan. 24 and notified her family.

An autopsy was scheduled for Jan. 25 to determine the cause of Washburn’s death, but the Police Department did not suspect foul play, according to the news release.

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and the Medical Examiner’s Office are aiding in the investigation.

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