Almost a week after the inside of the ship was on fire, the body of a missing Florida woman was found with her on board among the wreckage of her friend's wife's boat.
Daytona Beach police officers confirmed Tuesday that the body of 31-year-old Nikki Shriver was lying on a couch under a large cushion on the boat.
Fire Marshal & # 39; s State authorities inspected the boat for possible arson when they found Shriver's body.
& # 39; First responders did not find her body during the first few hours of the investigation, partly because it was not easily visible due to fire damage in the area where the body was found & # 39 ;, a police statement said.
The body of the disappeared Florida woman, Nikki Shriver (left and right), 31, has been found amidst the wreck of her friend's wife's boat almost a week after the inside of the ship went up in flames while she was on board
According to the authorities, the boat was owned by Shriver & # 39; s friend's wife, who ended his relationship with the victim. Shown is the inside of the boat after the fire
According to the authorities, the boat was owned by Shriver & # 39; s friend's wife, who ended his relationship with the victim.
Shriver had a spanner in her lungs. No error game is suspected. The victim was last seen on June 4 after spending two nights on the boat.
On June 5, her ex-boyfriend and his wife called the police to Halifax Harbor Marina around 2 AM & 39 to have Shriver removed from the ship.
The ex-boyfriend told the police that when he was with Shriver, he was allowed on the boat with his permission. After they broke up, she was no longer welcome.
The authorities can be seen close to the boat after they returned to the coast last week
He told the police that Shriver had committed suicide attacks on him and his wife during a telephone conversation.
When first responders arrived, they noticed that the ship was floating about 20 feet from the docks in the middle of the canal.
& # 39; It appears that someone has loosened the ropes that hold the boat against the shore so that the ship can float away, & # 39; the police said.
Moments later, the first responders heard several gunshots and saw flames coming out of the boat.
Police said there were three firearms on board, including an AK-47 with around 100 rounds, a shotgun with around 5 rounds, and a gun with around 30 rounds.
& # 39; All efforts were made from the shore to see if the woman lived on board and to let her come out, including the use of a drone, a public address system and a helicopter, & # 39; the police said.
Officials did not say how Shriver died or how the fire started.
Last year it was reported that Shriver was missing in a wooded area on Daytona Beach, where she hid from the police when they were looking for her because they were & # 39; paranoid & # 39; because they were someone else.
Shriver came out of the Tiger Bay State forest at 5.25 am on June 26 when police sirens began to sound.
Last year it was reported that Shriver was missing in a wooded area on Daytona Beach, where she hid from the police when they were looking for her because they were & # 39; paranoid & # 39; was, they were someone else
When Shriver (pictured in June 2018) found, she did not have clear signs of injury, they said. On a photo taken immediately after she was found, Shriver appeared in a yellow jacket and stared at the camera.
Authorities said that Shriver was running at the time and hiding from the search parties because & # 39; she was paranoid and afraid someone else was looking for her & # 39 ;. Searchers can be seen above
She was missing since June 22 when her Toyota pickup truck got stuck around 1 p.m. & # 39 ;.
On June 26, the police revealed that she had spent four days hiding from search parties because she didn't know who they were and thought it was someone who came after her.
When she finally appeared, she was only a mile south of where her truck was found.
The authorities said at the time that they could survive because they had a & # 39; survival background & # 39; had spent time in the forest in the past.
& # 39; An initial interview with Mrs. Shriver pointed out that she was hurrying for the search groups and hiding because she was paranoid and fearing someone else was looking for her & # 39 ;, said the county's Sheriff office Volusia in a statement.
& # 39; Detectives were also told that Mrs. Shriver has some survival background and has spent time in the forest in the past.
& # 39; Because of her exhaustion, the interview this morning was short and did not comment on many other details & # 39 ;, the comment was.
The police never revealed who the woman was afraid of or that there was a real threat to her.
When she was found, she said, she had no clear signs of injury.
On a photo taken immediately after she was found, Shriver appeared in a yellow jacket and stared at the camera.
She seemed shocked and confused.
It is believed that Shriver ran a cleaning company in Deltona.
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