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Deputies investigating double homicide in Highlands County

Posted at 2:12 PM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 18:29:18-04

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies in Highlands County are investigating a double homicide after finding two bodies just nine miles apart.

Deputies found the first body in an orange grove between Avon Park and Sebring around 8:45 a.m. Saturday. The first body was identified as 30-year-old Jacquill Williams.

The second body was spotted just a few miles from downtown Sebring. Officials have not released the person's identity.

Deputies believe two of the homicides are related and were not random acts of violence. Officials did not say if any arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on the double homicide is asked to call 863-402-7250.

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