ORANGE COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — A body located Saturday inside an SUV submerged in a retention pond in Orange County, Florida, is believed to be that of missing Belle Isle mother, Stephanie Yvette Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth, 50, went missing Sept. 25 from her Belle Isle residence.


According to reports, officers discovered a body inside of a vehicle that is similar to the one that was driven by the missing mother.

$5K reward was offered for information on whereabouts of Hollingsworth.

The SUV was discovered fully submerged in water Saturday near Story Time Drive and Dowden Road, near Orlando.

Police said Hollingsworth was last seen alive at her home, located at, 5030 Monet Ave in Belle Isle, near Hoffner Avenue and South Conway Road.

Police said the SUV was found by drone pilots who were assisting with the search for Hollingsworth.

A cause of death was not provided.


Geo quick facts: Orange County is a county in the state of Florida, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,145,956, making it Florida’s fifth-most populous county. The county seat is Orlando. Orange County is the central county of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.