Man finds two bodies in Ocala apartment

Man finds two bodies in Ocala apartment

  [Last updated on April 12, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.] The Ocala Police Department has concluded its investigation after a man found two people dead inside of an apartment at the Paradise Apartments apartment complex. OPD detectives said that Monday, just after 5 p.m., the man called 911 after he had entered the apartment, located at 1946 Southwest […]

Husband found wife dead at Ocala Forest Campground

Husband found wife dead at Ocala Forest Campground

Umatilla, Florida — A female was found dead at the Ocala Forest Campground Monday. Officials responded to the Ocala Forest Campground, located at 26301 Southeast Highway 42, Lot #1, after a man called 911 in reference to a dead person. According to reports, the deceased, Daphne Hunt, 46, was found by her husband. The husband told […]

Baby’s death under investigation

Baby’s death under investigation

Marion County — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a baby. In an e-mail, Marion County Sheriff’s Office Assistant Public Information Officer, Lauren Lettelier, wrote, “Due to the sensitive nature of the case, we cannot release [all of the details.] John William Smith, not even one, arrived at Munroe Regional Medical […]

Man found dead; police say death was a homicide

Man found dead; police say death was a homicide

[Last updated on March 22, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is still asking for the public’s help with a suspicious death investigation. Detectives say that on March 20, at approximately 10:17 a.m., officers responded to 1982 Northwest 22nd Street in reference to a dead body. According to reports, when […]

Husband and family being questioned in woman’s death

Husband and family being questioned in woman’s death

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office will be executing a search warrant at 4125 Northwest U.S. Highway 225A, Ocala, on January 26, in reference to the homicide of Tamara Bedenbaugh, 57. Her body was discovered by her husband, Kirk Bedenbaugh, on January 25. According to detectives, the two have been married for 30 years, […]

Woman found dead by family member

Woman found dead by family member

Ocala, Florida —  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday. According to a press release, at approximately 4:00 p.m., MCSO deputies responded to 4125 Northwest U.S. Highway 225A, Ocala, in reference to a homicide. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that a family member had discovered the […]

Suspicious death investigation upgraded to homicide

Suspicious death investigation upgraded to homicide

Ocala, Florida — Right now, Major Crimes is working the suspicious death of 34-year-old Edward Moffitt, who was found in his yard this morning. He was found at 11401 N.W. 17th Place, Ocala, lying face up. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Moffitt, who was in the middle of a divorce, leaves behind two […]

Suspects involved in suspicious death of Citra man captured

Suspects involved in suspicious death of Citra man captured

Ocala, Florida — Three suspects wanted for questioning in the suspicious death of Robert Hiles, 64, of Citra, have been captured. The trio was arrested in Alabama late Thursday evening. Angel Crystal Faith Long, 22, Dillon Gresham, 23, and Timothy Charles Mayhew, 20, are now off the streets and behind bars. According to the Marion […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Employee Found Dead

Marion County Sheriff’s Employee Found Dead

Ocala, Florida — An employee of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Bureau was found dead this afternoon. Brian C. Gibson, 30, was found after a member of SWAT noticed that Gibson’s car was parked in a spot normally reserved for SWAT. When an Emergency Management Employee brought the keys to move the car, […]

Gilchrist Woman Found Dead

Gilchrist Woman Found Dead

A woman was found dead by family members Wednesday morning just shy of 3 A.M. near her home. Officials received the 911 call at 2:54 A.M. and deputies responded to the address located at County Road 340 and NW 25th Circle in Gilchrist County.   Few details have been released in the death of Joyce […]