UPDATE:On Sunday, July 31, at

approximately 7:30 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call of

a deceased female laying in a field on Elizabeth Street, off South Teal Road in

Orange County.

Upon arrival deputies

confirmed that a white female was deceased.

The Orange County Homicide Investigation Team was contacted and

responded to the scene. Investigators

processed the scene and determined that it appeared to be a homicide.

Investigators were later able

to positively identify the victim as Cindy Lynne Tucker, a 35 year old, white

female, Nederland resident. The victim was transported to the Jefferson County

Morgue where an autopsy was preformed.

The preliminary autopsy

results show that the victim died as a result of strangulation.

At this time there are no

further details available and the investigation is ongoing. New information will be released as it is

received. Should anyone have any information concerning this investigation,

please contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 409-883-2612.