Deputies identify St. Augustine woman found floating in Intracoastal Waterway

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies have identified the woman found floating in the Intracoastal Waterway Monday as Kenya Rose Che Bii, 29 of St. Augustine.

A boater noticed her body floating in the water near the Riverview Club in St. Augustine around 8:30 a.m. Monday, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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An autopsy determined the woman died as a result of drowning. There were no injuries to her body or indications of foul play, according to the Sheriff's Office, but her death remains unclassified.

Detectives are working to learn her whereabouts Monday morning.

At this time, investigators know she was walking in the downtown area of St. Augustine near Washington Street around 5:35 a.m. Monday and was found dead three hours later.

She was wearing a pink dress with a white V-neck T-shirt and a pair of white flowered sandals, deputies said.

Anyone who may have seen her in the areas between downtown St. Augustine and north of the Riverview Club, ​​are asked to call Detective James Jackson at 904-824-8304 or email jpjackson@sjso.org. ​

Deputies would like to review any surveillance video business owners in the area may have captured of her.

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