Death investigation leads to hazardous materials response
SARASOTA - The incident happened on the 3500 Block of Richwood Link Road in Sarasota.
Deputies responded to the area around 11 AM Tuesday regarding a woman possibly dead in a car.
The Sarasota County Fire Department confirmed that she was dead.
Detectives believe she used a combination of several chemical substances to cause her own death.
Hazmat personnel conducted a sweep of the nearby apartment complex. There were no injuries but residents were contained to their homes as a cautionary measure.
The road is now re-opened.