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On July 13, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into the apparent murder of 57-year-old Denise Hallowell, after she was found dead at her home, located at 4419 S. Dodge Point off Old Floral City Road. Denise...
Casei Jones, 32, a Marion County mother who has been missing for six weeks, has been found dead. Jones' children, Cameron, 10, Preston, 5, Mercallie, 2, and Aiyana, 1, were found dead a short time later. At this time, investigators...
***This story has been updated.*** Casei Jones, 32, a Marion County mother who has been missing for six weeks, has been found dead. Her four children are still missing. Jones was reported missing by her family on September 14. They said...
Family and friends say that they are still mourning the death of Christopher James Jr. and want answers as to why he was shot and killed on August 7. A friend of the family, who respectfully requested not to be named,...
WASHINGTON – Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a man wanted for aggravated homicide in El Salvador. Alvaro Johel Angel departed the United States via an ICE Air Operations (IAO) charter...
Summerfield, Florida -- Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying the person(s) responsible for the death of a man who was a retired postmaster and Vietnam veteran. The man has been identified as 76-year-old Richard Edward Peters. His body was discovered on...
Ocklawaha -- A man was arrested after it was determined that he shot his mother and set the house on fire. At approximately 3:20 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a residential fire at 16663 SE 53rd Street, Ocklawaha. Upon...
Marion County -- Law enforcement officials responded to the Classic Mile Park Training Center, located at 13750 West Highway 40, Ocala after an employee discovered a dead body while checking on the horses. When investigators arrived, they found that a...
Dunnellon -- The identities of a male and female who were involved in a murder-suicide have been identified as Shawn Aldridge, 30, and Rebecca Ann Wetherell Aldridge, also 30. The incident occurred in the 13200th block of SW 15th Street Road, Dunnellon. According to...
Detectives with the Ocala Police Department are investigating the death of 61-year-old Ronald Henry Lanctot after his body was found Thursday in a heavily wooded area in Ocala. Lanctot's body was found in the 3300 block of Northwest Blitchton Road....
On June 11, a hiker reported finding the torso of a female in the Ocala National Forest near Northeast 115th Avenue and State Road 40. The Marion County Sheriff's office then released a photo to the media of a tattoo...
Ocala, Florida -- A career criminal, Keith Joseph Crabtree Jr., 26, smiled for his booking photo Friday as he was booked on charges of Attempted Felony Murder, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a...
Silver Springs -- A Silver Springs man was arrested Sunday and charged with First-degree Premeditated Murder after his roommate was found stuffed in the trunk of a car. Eric Todd Gay, 36, said he woke up early Saturday morning and...
Dunnellon, Florida -- A Dunnellon man was arrested Monday after Marion County Sheriff's Office Major Crime detectives determined the suspect had staged the murder of his girlfriend. Detectives say David W. Romig, 52, staged the January 30 homicide to look...
Detectives with the Cocoa Police Department are still searching for a man accused of killing an Ocala man. On February 6, at approximately 5 p.m., Terry Scott Hilliard, 65, and the unnamed suspect arrived at the Dixie Motel in Cocoa. Hilliard...
Citra, Florida -- Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are investigating after one man was found dead and two others were injured. Deputies were dispatched to the 3100 block of Northeast 162nd Place, Citra, Tuesday after someone called 911...
On November 25, a Citrus County Sheriff's Deputy spotted a trash can on a wooded lot near American Avocet PT., Homosassa. Upon inspecting the trash can, the deputy determined that it contained human remains. Neighbors told the deputy that the trash...
A suspect who was wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a Belleview woman on Monday has been captured. A caller had reported a woman screaming, followed by gunshots. Belleview police responded to the 5900 block of Front Road...
Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a homicide. OPD Captain Louis Biondi, said that the victim is a black male, possibly in his mid-30s. The victim's name has not been released. According to a press release, the victim...
According to Detective Sgt. Dan Goodwin of the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 6 p.m., deputies spotted a vehicle wanted in a carjacking in Shelbyville, Tenn. After deputies spotted the vehicle occupied by two suspects, they called for backup. A...