According to the Bluffton Police Department, the missing woman from Hollywood, SC, and the Bluffton, SC, homicide case are related.
The missing woman's car was spotted in Bluffton this past weekend.
The search is still ongoing for 77-year-old Julia Mudgett. She went missing from her home on May 4, but at this point authorities have no idea where she could be or what happened to her, but they do suspect foul play.
Investigators found her car on Monday afternoon at Tuten Landing in Jasper County.
The Beaufort County coroner's offices ruled the death of Polly Ann Mitchell, 70, a homicide on Tuesday. Officials said they suspect foul play.
Her body was found in her home Monday afternoon.
Bluffton and Charleston police are currently working together to figure out exactly how the two cases are related.
WTOC is gathering more information and will update you as soon as it becomes available.