Lawson died by drowning, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.
By: Brittany Kershaw
Public Affairs Manger, Flagler County Sheriff's Office
On Thursday, Jan. 9, the District 23 Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the body of a woman that was found in the water at Yacht Harbor Marina in Palm Coast on Jan. 8.
“While we have confirmation on the identity and cause of death, this is still the early stages of the investigation. This is a tragic situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.”
— RICK STALY, Flagler County sheriff
The woman has since been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra Lawson, of Palm Coast, and notification has been made to her family. The cause of death has been ruled a drowning.
“While we have confirmation on the identity and cause of death, this is still the early stages of the investigation,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “This is a tragic situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.”
At this time, investigators have been unable to conclusively determine the exact circumstances that caused her to drown, and the investigation is still active.
Investigators are asking for anyone who may have any information related to this case or video surveillance in the area to email [email protected].
The specific timeframe investigators are requesting for video surveillance is from 9 p.m. Jan. 6, 2020 until 10 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477). You could be eligible for a reward up to $5,000.