Hodges Death Investigation
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
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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