CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman was found dead after deputies were called to a Crystal River home for an urgent well-being check on Friday.
When the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the home near North Dawnflower Avenue, they saw evidence of a struggle inside the home and entered the residence.
Deputies discovered a 64-year-old woman dead in the utility room and a man in need of medical attention on the living room floor.
The man was taken to a nearby medical facility for treatment. Officials said he is in stable condition.
“This incident is beyond devastating,” Sheriff Mike Prendergast said. “This type of violence is a very serious matter. Our office works diligently to solve crimes such as these. If you have information pertaining to this incident please contact us at 352-249-2790.”
The investigation is ongoing.