Sills said Jody Rae Lamont was Pruitt’s daughter.
According to an Alachua County, Fla., Communications Office news release, Jody Lamont worked as a drug counselor in the county's court system since November 2012. This year, she was named clinical supervisor and "was an excellent clinician with a bright future," the release said.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the twin-engine Piper PA-31T took off from Williston, Fla., and was flying to Indiana. Sills said the family was headed to a funeral in Newcastle.
FAA investigators returned to the crash site Saturday morning. The National Transportation Safety Board is also looking into what caused the crash.
NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson told the Gainesville Sun that the flight was set for an "instrument flight rules" plan at 25,000 feet, but the pilot later told air traffic controllers he was manually deviating around weather. Knudson said the "debris field was consistent with an in-flight breakup" of the aircraft.
The NTSB’s preliminary report should take a few weeks, Knudson told the newspaper, and the final report could take up to two years.
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