Body Dumped In Hendry Canal
CLEWISTON, FL. -- On March 31, 2007, a white female was found in a roadside canal on County Road 833. Hendry County Sheriff's Investigators retrieved the body from the canal and notified the Medical Examiners Office.
Since the Hendry County Sheriff's Office had no report of a missing person fitting this description within Hendry County, surrounding Law Enforcement Agencies were contacted. A Collier County Sheriff's Office Investigator said they had a report of a missing white female from the Immokalee area. They were furnished all information and evidence collected by the Hendry County Sheriff's Office.
The female was identified as Sandra Nicholson, age 38, of Immokalee, Florida. The Collier County Sheriff's Office conducted their investigation, and on April 3, 2007, arrested the victim's husband, Donald Nicholson, age 40 of 687 Clifton Road Immokalee, Florida. Nicholson was charged with second-degree murder.