The Walton County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman found floating in Choctawhatchee Bay.
A boater discovered the body about 100 yards off shore near east Hewett Road late Tuesday afternoon.
Investigators identified the victim as 67-year-old Marilyn Steel.
A book was found floating near the body.
Lieutenant Frank Owens of the Walton County Sheriff's Office says the woman lived near-by and may have fallen from a dock.
An autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death.