Troopers: Tip led to arrest of suspect responsible for hit-and-run

Accident occurred on March 11


ORLANDO, Fla. – An anonymous tip led troopers to the person suspected of hitting and killing Charles McMurray on March 11, troopers say.

The Florida Highway Patrol said they conducted a surveillance for several days after an anonymous tip was received as to the whereabouts of the man wanted for the hit-and-run incident that left McMurray dead.

Troopers arrested Edward Antonio Alvarez just after 12 p.m. Sunday with the assistance of the Seminole County Sheriff's Department as he worked as a day laborer at a home in Seminole County, troopers said.

Troopers said that Alvarez was arrested without incident and booked into the Seminole County Jail, charged with murder, vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and driving without a valid license causing death.

Reports said Alvarez only had an identification card, no driver's license, at the time of the crash.

No bond has been set at this time.

Troopers are continuing their investigation and ask if anyone has information about this case to contact the Florida Highway Patrol.