Mother of two found dead in Jacksonville pond, police looking for answers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 24-year-old mother of two was found dead in Marco Lake last week.

Action News Jax first told you about the tragic discovery on July 12.


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Now, the family of Beverly Febres is preparing for her funeral.

Action News Jax spoke with a family member on Wednesday. They didn’t want to talk on camera yet but told us it was Febres and that her funeral will be on Friday.

A GoFundMe to help with funeral costs says “her life was taken from her at the age of 24 and she leaves behind two handsome little boys who she loved more than anything in this world. We still don’t know what happened or who took her life but we pray for justice!”

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According to the 911 call, a witness came across her remains while walking their dog.

“I’m out walking my dog, we always walk by this lake in the morning. I saw something… and it appears to be a… body,” the witness said during the call.

Police said it happened around 7 o’clock in the morning but didn’t discuss any specifics.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office transparency page, her death is now listed as a murder.

“I don’t know, it just does not look good,” the witness said.

If you know anything about this incident, call the police at 904-630-0500.

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