Deputies identify human remains found in Ocala National Forest

Marion Co. Fla., (WCJB) —
UPDATE: Deputies have identified the remains of a woman found dead in the Ocala National Forest Monday. According to deputies, they are not releasing her identify until her family can be notified.

Marion County deputies have released a picture of a tattoo in hopes of identifying the human remains of a white woman that were found in the Ocala National Forest Monday.

The tattoo wraps around the woman's shoulder and shows an American Robin bird perched on a branch with red/pink blossoms and a blue background. The woman's remains were found near the intersection of East State Road 40 and 115th Avenue.

Anyone with information about the woman's identity is asked to contact Detective Aaron Levy at 352-368-3546. Tips can also be given anonymously by Crime Stoppers of Marion County Citizens at 352-368-STOP or 352-368-7867. Tips can also be submitted at