Orlando-area man accused in couple's death arrested again

Tammer Mansour charged with reckless driving

By Erik Sandoval - Reporter

OCOEE, Fla. - A man already charged with the deaths of two people on an Ocoee roadway in November was arrested again Friday and charged with reckless driving.

According to jail records, Tammer Mansour, 36, was booked into the Orange County Jail at 10:20 a.m., and he posted bond shortly after 4:30 p.m.

"He killed my brother and his fiancé," said Frank Giannazzo, the brother of one of the victims. "What’s it going to be next time? An eight-year-old kid?"

Giannazzo's brother Richard was killed, along with his fiancee, Diana Cole, on Nov. 4.

Witnesses told Ocoee police they saw Mansour behind the wheel of a Lincoln SUV that hit the couple as they left the Ocoee Founders' Day celebration.

They said the SUV kept driving until it pulled over into a business parking lot, and that is where they said the driver got out and ran away.

Ocoee police arrested Mansour shortly afterward and charged him with two counts of vehicular homicide.

Giannazzo told News 6 he has learned from authorities that Mansour's arrest on Friday and the new reckless driving charge is in connection with the crash that took his brother's life, but he said he's angry Mansour was allowed to post bond and walk out of jail.

"If you get caught with a marijuana cigarette or a gram of cocaine, you've got to see a judge before you're released," Giannazzo said. "But if you murder somebody, post the bond and you’re out home free."

News 6 called Mansour's attorney, Kendell Ali, to get a comment about Friday's arrest, but Ali's voicemail box was full.

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