Ocala, Florida – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has recently arrested three teens who were found shot dead near Ocala.
News4JAX sister station WKMG All three teenagers found shot dead are believed to have been in a Chevrolet Cruze together before they were killed, according to reports.
Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods will hold a press conference at 9:00 a.m. Friday to discuss “latest news and arrests in recent Ocklawaha triple murders.”
News4JAX will broadcast the press conference live.
WKMG reports that the white cruise belongs to 16-year-old Layla Silvernail, who was found on the side of a road in the Forest Lakes Park area on March 30 and taken to hospital in critical condition. she later died.
On March 31, an unnamed 17-year-old boy was found shot to death less than a mile away. Reported by WKMG.
A 16-year-old girl was found shot dead on April 1 inside a partially submerged Chevrolet Cruze near a body of water, according to the sheriff’s office. According to a WKMG report.
Sheriff Billy Woods posted images of Cruise on Facebook Video posted on Wednesday.
Woods said the three victims were friends and “together led to the incident itself.”In an interview with CNN, sheriffs believed the teenager was in the car. but did not say whether they were all shot at the same time.
Before the arrest was announced, the sheriff’s office confirmed to WKMG that there were more than two suspects and said they were believed to have driven away from where Silvernail was found. .
“[Witnesses]saw and saw the victim’s car slowly drive into a trash can after hearing gunshots. “The vehicle left the scene very quickly after that,” Woods told WKMG. There is surveillance video of the victim’s car.”
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