Hodges Death Investigation

Hodges Death


July 8, 2014

On July 6, 2014 at approximately
2:15 PM, Deputies from the Levy County Sheriff’s Office responded to the
Rosewood area on SW 95th
Avenue to the report of a Missing Person.  Chad Risker reported that Eugene “Gene”
Hodges (11-23-36) went to a rock pit near his hunting camp and had not
returned.  Sgt. Carl Rogers and Deputy
Clint Anderson responded to the rock pit. 
Deputy Anderson was able to locate the body of Mr. Hodges in the water in the rock

On July 7, 2014 the Medical
Examiner conducted an autopsy.  They were
able to determine that Mr. Hodges died of natural causes and had not drowned.  The LCSO investigation is closed.   Mr.
Hodges was a former State Representative, Parole Commissioner and Cedar Key
Mayor and Commissioner. 




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