Man shoots himself at Ocala library complex

Man shoots himself at Ocala library complex

  [Last updated on September 19, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — Just before noon, the Ocala Police Department SWAT Team responded to the Library Complex, located at 2601 Southeast Fort King Street, in reference to a possible threat. According to OPD, attempted negotiations with a man, later identified as Jeremy Michael Nabozny, 35, who was threatening […]

Gunshot in Marion County Judicial Center parking garage caused panic

Gunshot in Marion County Judicial Center parking garage caused panic

[Last updated on July 9, 2015 at 9:03 a.m. to include precise information about Chambers’ plea deal offer.] Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department, assisted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the Marion County Judicial Center in reference to an apparent suicide Wednesday afternoon. According to reports, the deceased was identified as Wylie David Chambers, […]

Military deserter was wanted since 1998: Bizarre twist in suicide case

Military deserter was wanted since 1998: Bizarre twist in suicide case

Ocala, Florida — On March 24, 2015, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Ocala Police Department officers responded to 2104 Southeast 3rd Avenue in reference to a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers found that a subject, identified as Edgar Curtis Phillips, Jr., 41, had shot himself in the head in front of his […]

Missing Ocala man found dead

Missing Ocala man found dead

Ocala, Florida — Emmitte Beard, 60, was found deceased, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Beard sent his son a text on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 5:46 p.m., and the son had not seen or heard from him since. On the day Beard went missing, the son went to check his residence at […]

Double suicide in Summerfield shocks family and friends

Double suicide in Summerfield shocks family and friends

Summerfield, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3781 SE 141 Lane in reference to a suicide. When Deputy Mitchell Tucker arrived on the scene he was greeted by Jackie Slonaker whom shouted out, “They are dead, they are all dead.” According to reports, Slonaker seemed distraught and was motioning Deputy Mitchell to the […]

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

  Marion County, Florida — On December 29, 2013 at approximately 9 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that they are now investigating two deaths in the Rainbow Lakes area near Dunnellon. According to reports, a family friend got concerned when he had not heard from the deceased , and he checked on the […]

Katelyn Roman & Guadalupe Shaw arrested for Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide

Katelyn Roman & Guadalupe Shaw arrested for Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide

  Polk County, Florida — On Monday, October 14, 2013, Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives arrested and charged two middle school students as a result of numerous interviews conducted by PCSO detectives who are investigating the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland that occurred on September 10, 2013. According to reports, from December 2012 […]