On Tuesday, the Clay County Coroner's Office confirmed the discovery of a dead body in rural Brazil Monday night.
According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, shortly before midnight Monday, the body of Jackie Patterson, 40, Brazil, was found in a creek in southern Brazil. (Patterson's immediate family has been notified.)
The details about the cause of death, toxicology and exact location Patterson was found are being withheld to protect the integrity of the ongoing death investigation.
Clay County Deputy Coroner Amy Shelton confirmed to The Brazil Times an autopsy was performed Tuesday, but preliminary results are not available at this time.
Shelton confirmed further information regarding the investigation would not be available for at least a few weeks.