Body found in home of missing Keystone Heights woman

Clay County sheriff says body was concealed inside home

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. – Clay County detectives found a body late Saturday in the home of Jordan Cooper, the 25-year-old woman who was the subject of an extensive search over the past two weeks. Sheriff Darryl Daniels said the body is believed to be that of the missing woman, and foul play is suspected in her death. 

The body was found in a "very concealed" area of the home, Daniels said.

"Due to the sensitivity of this investigation and the elements of what’s now a death investigation, I’m not at liberty to take any questions," Daniels told reporters Saturday night.

Cooper, who deputies had said has the mental capacity of a young teenager, was last seen Nov. 25 near a park not far from her home in the Keystone Heights area.

Clay County deputies, with assistance from other agencies, spent several days searching the area before following other leads to find Cooper. Daniels said the woman's home was searched extensively early in the investigation.