Suspicious death investigation in Citrus County

Posted at 11:42 PM, Dec 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-03 23:42:46-05

Deputies are looking for a person of interest in a suspicious death.  According to the deputies, staff at the Crystal River Motel found a woman dead in one of the rooms.  The victim has been identified as Leucreitia Eileen Roberts, 30, of Floral City.

Deputies have determined that the circumstances are suspicious.

Detectives are searching for John Richard Lagnos as a person of interest.  He is described as a 5’10” tall with a stocky build, brown hair, brown eyes and a chain or barbed wire tattoo around his neck.

He is driving a 1998 blue Ford Explorer with FL tag #Y17CHK.

Anyone with information on John Richard Lagnos is urged to call 911 or 1-888-ANY-TIPS.