Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Evidence Tampering In Murder Case Say Deputies

Suspect Seen Taking Something From Dead Person

OKEECHOBEE, FL. -- On July 2, 2013, 48 year old Bruce Lamar Wright, 833 NW 34 Street, Okeechobee, Florida, was arrested and charged with Tampering with Evidence. The charge stems from the recent homicide of Antoine McQueen Hill that happened on June 15, 2013.

Prior to the arrival of Law Enforcement at the scene, Wright was seen taking something from the body of the victim. Wright was identified by several bystanders.

Wright has since posted bond of $25,000.00.

Sheriff Paul C. May said of the arrest, “I encourage anyone, that if you have any information related to this homicide, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 863-763-3117, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477 where callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward. We will bring the suspect(s) to justice for this crime.”

This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is to be released at this time, said the Sheriff's office.

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