Sarasota police investigate woman's 'suspicious death'

February 20, 2014 

SARASOTA -- Police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a woman whose body was found behind a church ministry building in Sarasota on Thursday morning.

About 9:45 a.m., the Sarasota Police Department received a report of a body found behind Out Reach Ministry, 1854 Martin Luther King Jr. Way., according to a news release.

"The woman's cause of death is unknown at this time, but it is being handled as a suspicious death," police said.

Detectives are working to determine the woman's name and cause of death. They are seeking help from anyone who might have seen something suspicious in the past 24 hours to call the police department at (941) 366-8000.

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