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Deputies in St Johns County discover body in retention pond
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Deputies in St Johns County discover body in retention pond

Deputies in St Johns County discover body in retention pond

Deputies in St Johns County discover body in retention pond

Tonight, detectives are working to confirm the identity of a body found in a pond in St Johns County.

Deputies say K9 dogs discovered a body in a retention pond near near Fruit Cove early this morning.

It's believed to be 85-year-old Twila Joyner.

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