Update: 11-year-old girl found dead in LaBelle home

LABELLE — An 11-year-old girl was found dead in a LaBelle home on the morning of June 30, according to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office. At a duplex located on East Lincoln Avenue in LaBelle, a mother called 911 after finding her daughter dead in their home. The landlord reported the tenants were an adult […]

Clewiston man dies from gunshot wounds

CLEWISTON — The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the shooting death of 21-year-old La’Ronte Le’Ahjanie Malkeek Turner of Clewiston. Hendry County deputies responded to Club Gossip, located at 1825 13th St. in Clewiston, in the eastern portion of Hendry County on June 11, at approximately 11:30 p.m. It had been reported […]

FDLE investigates death of infant in hot car in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Police Department has asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to investigate the death of an infant who was left in a hot vehicle. The baby was left in a vehicle in Clewiston on May 26, according to the report. Bystanders reported investigators were at the crime scene until around […]

Young woman killed in hit and run crash on SR 710

OKEECHOBEE — A young woman was fatally injured Saturday night, May 9, when a vehicle traveling in front of her struck a third vehicle which in turn hit her. According to her father, his daughter, driving a PT Cruiser, was on her way home from shopping on the coast at approximately 8:25 p.m. when the […]

Belle Glade traffic crash claim life

BELLE GLADE — A Belle Glade man succumbed to injuries sustained in a car crash. A South Bay woman was seriously injured in the crash. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, a sedan operated by a 23-year-old male from Belle Glade was traveling westbound on […]

Two dead and one seriously injured in single car crash

HENDRY COUNTY — A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28, a sedan operated by 19-year-old male, of Hialeah, was traveling south on Flaghole Road, two miles south of U.S. 27 (S.R. 25). The sedan veered to the left causing the vehicle to travel off of the […]

Clewiston man charged with vehicular homicide

CLEWISTON — A Clewiston man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection to a 2019 accident that claimed the life of Francesca Antoine, 26, of Bradenton. Larry Gerome Willis, 23, of Clewiston has been charged with vehicular homicide and driving while license suspended. According to the Florida Highway Patrol investigator Cpl. Justin Close’s report, […]

Glades County has COVID-19 death

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Public Safety has been notified of the first death of a Glades County resident due to underlying medical conditions and complications from COVID-19. The resident was an 89 year old man from Moore Haven. The Department of Health strongly urges residents to continue following the guidance provided by the CDC […]

Toddler dies from injuries sustained in collision

PAHOKEE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 9:42 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, 17-month-old Tremain Milian was playing outside in the driveway on Amaryllis Avenue at the same time Antonio Milian was backing a 2005 Lexus EX330. Mr. Milian felt a bump and heard yelling. Mr. Milian got […]

Single vehicle traffic crash claims life

BELLE GLADE — A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 12:30 a.m., 55-year-old Angela McKenzie, of Pahokee, succumed to injuries received in a single vehicle traffic crash on Saturday, Sept. 21. Ms. McKenzie was operating a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup. She was traveling southbound on State Road 80 (North Main Street) north […]