NEW: Missing Florida sex offender found dead, foul play suspected 


A 60-year-old sex offender in Florida who cut off his ankle monitor and was on the loose since Saturday has been found dead.

Larry J. Williams remains were found in Hernando County, and sheriff’s office investigators suspect he was the victim of foul play.

“It is very early in the investigation and there is still much work that must be completed; therefore, investigators are unable to release additional information at this time,” the sheriff’s office posted to its Facebook page

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Law enforcement officials had been looking for Williams since Saturday when he removed his ankle monitoring device and tossed it into the woods.  

Deputies said they found his 1996 GMC Yukon on Tuesday and then his body on Thursday.

Williams had been found guilty of sexual battery on a child in 1999 and 2011.

Read the full release on Hernando County Sheriff’s Facebook.  

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