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What SWFL Is Talking About 6/18

31 year old Kyle Patrick Orr is currently in the hospital recovering from self-inflicted stab wounds, but once he’s out of the hospital, he’ll be charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with the brutal stabbing death of Jessica Landor in an apartment in the Southwest Cape Sunday night. Orr has a previous criminal record. 

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/14

Lee county deputies are investigating after a body washed ashore yesterday morning on Fort Myers Beach. The body was found near the 2500 block of Estero Parkway. Police believe it may have been a suicide.

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/13

We’re just learning that a Naples man was arrested over the weekend for child neglect when his 2 boys were found naked walking in the street covered in feces. Upon inspection, police found the home to be in a state of disaray. The children were taken by DCF. Julio Venage has already bonded out of jail.

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/12

2 brothers who were kicked out of the Lani Kai on Fort Myers Beach, are now under arrest for attacking and stabbing a parking lot attendant. Erik and David Olsen are facing several charges. The parking lot attendant, who was not identified is in serious condition at Lee Memorial Hospital.     A Lee County woman was…

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/11

79 year old Frank Ciavatierri of Rotonda West is under arrest and charged with possession of more than 7,000 images of child p0rnography. Some of the images were of children less than 3 year old.  He’s charged with possession and transmission of child pornography. 

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/10

  Police have arrested 33 year old Earl Antonio Jones and charged him with the cold case murder of his girlfriend Hayzel Obando in 2016. The case had been highlighted on TV’s Cold Justice.

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/7

Fast thinking by the crew of the Key West Express enabled them to rescue two people and a dog from a burning boat. The mayday call came in last night around 7:30. The couple and their dog, who live in Myakka, are fine. It's unclear how the fire started.

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/6

A stabbing in an industrial area of Cape Coral has residents in that area on alert. One person has been arrested for the incident that took place last night on  Commerce Creek Boulevard in between Diplomat Parkway and Northeast Pine Island Road. NO ID yet on the victim or the suspect.    Police made a traffic stop…

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/5

FDLE Coducted an operation they called “Operation Safe Summer,” a child pornography sting, and as a result 15 people are now behind bars. One Lehigh Acres couple busted had ties to a group of Cub Scouts,and the wife was a teacher at Varsity Lakes Middle School.    Jerred Peacock, a former pastor at Living Waters Church, who pled guilty to…

What SWFL Is Talking About 6/4

A cyclist was seriously hurt when a truck hit him on Figueroa Avenue near Tice Street yesterday. According to the report the truck dragged the cyclist for nearly a half mile. The driver of the truck fled the scene. If you know anything contact authorities.   Former NFL star Deion Sanders will be returning to…