Pearl Smith Found Dead In Vacant LaBelle House
LABELLE, FL. -- On Sunday morning at approximately 8:00 am Hendry County Deputies responded to a vacant home located at 821 W. Seminole Ave. in Labelle to investigate a reported dead body. EMS responded and attempted to revive the victim without success and subject was pronounced deceased.
Investigators identified the deceased as 44-year old Pearl Lee Smith of LaBelle. A full investigation is being conducted by Hendry County Sheriff's Office. Currently Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy and toxicology reports to determine the cause of death.
The house is in the Sunset subdivision of LaBelle and according to court records owned by Joseph Aboutaan of Cape Coral and has been under foreclosure proceedings since May 2008.
Anyone with any information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Investigators with the Hendry County Sheriff's Office at 863-674-5600 or Crime Stoppers 1-800- 780-TIPS (8477).