LCSO investigating woman’s death in North Fort Myers

Reporter: Michael Hudak Writer: Joey Pellegrino
Published: Updated:
Desiree Thomas. Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman earlier reported missing in North Fort Myers.

LCSO has confirmed that Desiree Thomas, 53, is the victim in their death investigation. Thomas was reported missing Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m.

LCSO said the death is not considered suspicious at this time.

Nearly half of Crescent Lake Drive off US-41 was roped off from midnight to after 8 a.m., with multiple law enforcement vehicles present. A medical examiner arrived around 6:20 a.m., joining a forensic unit, before the scene was cleared by around 8:30 a.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.


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