Suspect arrested on first-degree murder charges
Police find 29-year-old victim lying in driveway
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A suspect has been arrested by Osceola County sheriff's detectives and charged with first degree-murder in the death of a 29-year-old Kissimmee man.
Deputies said Elvis Paul Tillett, 58, of 312 Mariana Way in Kissimmee, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his son-in-law.
Deputies found the victim lying in a driveway at 3:12 p.m. Sunday with an apparent gunshot wound, deputies said.
The victim was taken to Poinciana Medical Center and died a short time later.
Detectives interviewed several witnesses who said Tillett and the victim his son-in-law were involved in a verbal dispute. Tillett retrieved a rifle and shot the victim. Deputies took Tillett into custody, but he did not cooperate with investigators, officers said.
Tillett was charged with first-degree murder based on evidence and witness statements and booked into the Osceola County Jail with no bond.
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