A 14-year-old Florida boy is facing first-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting a 39-year-old man to death in Mascotte during a botched drug deal on Feb. 10. He was arrested in Orlando on Feb. 28.
A grand jury has approved five counts of first-degree murder against the 21-year-old man accused of killing five women at a SunTrust bank location in Sebring. A state attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit said that the severity of the crime justifies asking for the death penalty if convictions result from the criminal charges.
Police investigators in Winter Park concluded that a 65-year-old man died at the hands of his wife. The 45-year-old Florida woman had reported his death via a 911 call, but her conversation with the 911 operator raised suspicions about the death.
A 33-year-old Bay County man is in jail and facing charges related to the death of another 60-year-old Bay County man whose body was discovered by police on Dec. 27 in Panama City. Both men were apparently residents of the behavioral health, counseling and rehabilitation center where the death occurred.
On Jan. 4, Florida authorities apprehended a 35-year-old man suspected of killing an elderly Naples woman. The arrest was made in Houston County, Georgia.
On Dec. 20, a 26-year-old man was taken into custody in Florida in connection with the 2017 murder of a 33-year-old man. The murdered man was last seen on Sept. 15, 2017, by family members. Five days later, he was reported missing.