ORLANDO, Fla. -- A body found in an alligator-infested pond is a woman and there are no signs of trauma to her body, authorities in central Florida said Thursday.
Orange County Sheriff's deputies initially thought they were looking for a teenage boy since a witness told 911 dispatchers Wednesday evening that he saw a teen flailing and screaming about having been bitten before going under water.
After crews pulled the body from the retention pond early Thursday, they discovered it was a woman who remained unidentified, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet.
Deputies don't know how the woman got into the fenced-off retention pond, and they said they have no reports of a missing woman.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Orange County Fire Rescue and the Orange County Sheriff's Office took part in the search.
Body found in Florida pond is woman with no trauma signs, authorities say
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