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16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Clearwater By Construction Workers

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL. – On Friday at approximately 7:37 a.m., deputies responded to the Duke Energy easement behind the Countryside Recreation Center located at 2640 Sabal Springs Drive in Clearwater after receiving a report of a deceased person.

According to detectives, construction workers found the deceased as they arrived at this location for work.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they located the subject, who was later identified and confirmed to be a 16-year-old female.

Detectives say the death appears drug-related and not criminal in nature.

We will update this story when more details are released.

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