Published: February 15, 2021


OFFICERS WITH THE FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE IN THE 800 BLOCK OF NORTH ROYAL AVENUE ON SUNDAY REGARDING A CALL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. UPON ARRIVAL, A FEMALE WAS FOUND DECEASED INSIDE OF THE RESIDENCE, IDENTIFIED AS 48-YEAR-OLD PATRICE DENICE LOTT. LOTTS WAS LAST HEARD FROM BY HER FAMILY ON FRIDAY AND WAS DISCOVERED WHEN FAMILY MEMBERS CAME TO CHECK ON HER AT THE RESIDENCE. THIS CASE IS CURRENTLY BEGIN INVESTIGATED AS A HOMICIDE. POLICE ARE SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S HELP WITH ANY INFORMATION. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION SURROUNDING THE DEATH OF PATRICE DENICE LOTT IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION AT 256-760-6557.