On April 21, a 55-year-old man called Orlando police to say he found a woman dead in a wooded area off North John Young Parkway near Princeton Street. But the man, James Earl Gafford, is now accused of killing 29-year-old of Kaitlyn Emery. Detectives say Gafford actually met Emery on April 19, two days before he claimed he found her body, at a bus stop.
Orlando police are investigating after three people were found dead in an apartment down the street from OPD headquarters, a spokesperson said. Officers were called around 11:15 a.m. to an apartment in the 1100 block of West South Street after a landlord found two men and one woman dead inside, according to spokesperson Autumn Jones.
Police are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a man accused of stabbing a sergeant in the U.S. Army early Thursday outside the Army Reserve Center on Corrine Drive in Orlando, according to Orlando Police Department spokesperson Autumn Jones and U.S. Army spokesperson William Ritter.
“The actions of this man have impacted countless lives, including the survivors of his crimes, and the families, friends, detectives, prosecutors, religious leaders, elected leaders, and state legislators who have worked to support those survivors,” Orlando Police Department spokesperson Autumn Jones said in a Monday press release.
Orlando police detectives arrested a 22-year-old man Friday in connection with the killing of a 20-year-old man at his South Semoran-area apartment during an attempted robbery and home invasion in late April, according to the Orlando Police Department. Michael Campana was arrested in Seminole County on charges of first-degree murder with a firearm, conspiracy to commit home invasion robbery, solicitation to commit home invasion and providing false information to law enforcement during a felony investigation.
At least one person is dead and another person is in custody after a shooting at a U.S. Customs and Immigration Services building in Orlando, Fla.According to the Orlando Sentinel, officers responded to the scene shortly before 11 a.m. on Monday morning.The USCIS office is located in the southeast part of the city.
Orlando police are investigating a shooting that killed one man Tuesday afternoon at an apartment complex in the South Semoran area.Police were called for a shooting just after 4:30 p.m. to the Canopy Apartment Villas on the 5800 block of Folkstone Lane, which is off East Grant Street near South Semoran Boulevard.