Elderly woman found dead in Sandalwood; Police suspect foul play

Investigators say they'll be working through the night.

An elderly woman was found dead in Sandalwood Tuesday afternoon and police say they suspect foul play was involved.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was called to the Sandalwood area around 2:08 p.m. to assist the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department with a call out regarding the not yet identified woman.

The woman lives alone. Detectives are also checking into any of the woman's contacts and acquaintances. 

Authorities said her vehicle, a white 2016 Cadillac was missing at the time of the incident, but has since been recovered.

Authorities don't have a warrant to search the home yet and are still working to establish a timeline of events in the case.

This is a developing story. Stay with First Coast News for updates.

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