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Okeechobee County deputies still looking for suspect in 2020 murder

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla.  — Sheriff’s deputies in Okeechobee County are continuing their investigation into the murder of a man that took place more than two years ago. They are looking for the suspect or suspects responsible for the homicide.

The Okeechobee County sheriff’s office says that Jesus (Chui) Torres was killed on January 31, 2020, in the front yard of his Playland Park home.

The suspect is a young man of African descent who is described as being tall and thin. At the time of the incident, he was accompanied by two other Hispanic men who were both tall and skinny.

According to the authorities, they were traveling in a dark gray Dodge Charger that had tinted windows.

Anyone who may have information on this crime is asked to get in touch with Detective LaFlam at 833-763-3117, extension 5023, or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers.

Raymond Simpson

Raymond Simpson is a California native, a longtime Coral Springs resident, and the Editor at TSFD. He lives with his family in Coral Springs, where you can find him on weekends running – literally running – with his two golden retrievers.

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