BRADENTON, Fla. — Deputies in Manatee County, Florida are conducting a homicide investigation after finding the body of a blind woman on fire in a wooded area.
When officials responded to the call, they found that the victim was already dead.
The victim was identified as 50-year-old Veronica Polite of Bradenton.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, but as of now the case is being treated as a homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to call Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers.