16-year-old found dead in Marion County days after 2 teens discovered shot along road, deputies say
A teen was found dead Saturday in a vehicle partially submerged near a body of water days after a 17-year-old was found dead and a 16-year-old was shot and critically injured around the same area, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
3-year-old killed, child injured when Poinciana mother made them drink bleach, sheriff says
A 3-year-old died and an 8-year-old was injured after their mother forced them to drink bleach before trying to kill herself outside a Poinciana church Sunday, Osceola Sheriff Marcos Lopez said in a news briefing Tuesday.
Private ride inspector says 14-year-old who fell from Orlando drop tower too big to ride
Just hours after 14-year-old Tyre Sampson fell from the Orlando FreeFall to his death late Thursday, state inspectors from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services were at Orlando’s ICON Park honing in their investigation on the ride shoulder restraint bar, meant to keep a rider from falling out.
Homicide investigation underway after fire at Marion County home
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a fire at a home. According to deputies, units were called to a home along Southwest 75 Terrance on Friday for a wellbeing check. [TRENDING: Teens rescued from slingshot ride | Woman found naked in storm drain says she was there for 3 weeks | Teacher fired for using medical marijuana]There was a fire inside the home and Marion County Fire Rescue was called in to extinguish it. At that time, the victim’s body was discovered inside the home. This is a developing story and will be updated with any further details as they become available.
Kissimmee police release sketch of unidentified woman in death investigation
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Kissimmee police are looking to identify a woman whose decomposed body was found seven months ago in a park. The body was discovered on Sept. 12, 2020 in Kissimmee Lakefront Park. Police said the woman is believed to be Asian, between the ages of 35 and 60. Anyone with information on who this woman might be should call the Kissimmee Police Department at 407-846-3333 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com 4pm Trending newsletter, sent every weekday.
Body found floating in Flagler Beach
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is working to identify a body found floating in Flagler Beach Monday. A boy found the body floating in the water around 4 p.m. A person nearby jumped into the water to pull the unconscious man to the shore and conducted CPR, according to a news release. Authorities rushed to Varn Park by North Ocean Shore Boulevard after getting the call. No one could identify the man, witnesses in the area telling deputies they never saw him get in the water or the park, investigators say. Deputies say the man was wearing boxers and socks and seemed like he had been floating in the water for a long while.
Orange County deputies investigate death, identify remains
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Sheriff’s Deputies are conducting an investigation after human remains were found in Orange County. Deputies responded to Clapp Simms Duda Road Saturday around 1:06 p.m. in reference to possible human remains, a news release said. According to deputies, remains were found near a sleeping bag in the woods and were later identified as Suzanne McDuffie, 42. “Due to the state of decomposition of the body, there has been no determination about whether foul play is suspected at this time,” deputies said. Stay with News 6 for updates.
19-year-old shot, killed at Orlando apartment
ORLANDO, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was shot and killed late Thursday at an Orlando apartment, police said. Orlando police identified the victim as Brandon Michael McNally. Police said officers were called around 10:50 p.m. to The Grove apartments on Conway Road between Curry Ford Road and Michigan Street. According to police, witnesses and evidence show that the shooting might have been a self-inflicted and accidental, but homicide has not been ruled out. Watch News 6 and stay with ClickOrlando.com for updates.
13-year-old killed in Eustis double homicide
LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies with the Lake County Sheriffs Office are investigating a double homicide at the intersection of County Road 437 and County Road 44A in Eustis. Deputies said around 3:20 a.m. Saturday a deputy pulled behind what he thought was a disabled vehicle on the side of County Road 437. When deputies walked up to the full-size pickup truck, they discovered two Hispanic males in the bed of the truck deceased. The victims have been identified as 26-year-old Jesus Pantoja and 13-year-old Christopher Gutierrez, both of Apopka. All he wanted to do was be able to provide for them, to give them a better life,” said Rodriquez.
Deputies: Man found dead in yard of Marion County estate
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Marion County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a death in the Belleview Ridge Estates neighborhood, officials said. At 6:37 a.m. Saturday, Deputies responded to the neighborhood, finding a deceased man in one of the yards. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Jherod Styles. “At this point in time it is considered an isolated incident and it is not believed that there is a threat to the community,” deputies said. Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating the death.