Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Cold Case 2007 Double Homicide In Fanning Springs


MEDIA RELEASE
Double Homicide

Date: December 22, 2007 Reposted: July 29, 2009
Time: 2:45 P.M. Time: 6:30 P.M.

Fanning Springs, Florida- On December 21, 2007 at 9:19 P.M. the Levy County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call at 9210 NW 178 Lane. The caller stated that a vehicle crashed in the McDougal Mobile Home Park and the vehicle was on fire.

Upon deputies arriving on the scene two adults were discovered in the burning Mitsubishi Mirage. The driver, Hugo Devalle 28 years of age was air lifted by ShandsCair helicopter for a gunshot wound and also burns from the car fire. Mr. Devalle was later pronounced deceased at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. The passenger, Elfego Cano 34 years of age was pronounced deceased at the scene and he also had a gunshot wound and burns on his body. On December 23, 2007 an autopsy will be completed to determine the cause of death.

The victims resided at McDougal Mobile Home Park and pulled up to there residence when an unknown person(s) shot the victims with a handgun. The victims attempted leave the property and drove through two fences and over an oak tree and their vehicle caught on fire. Witnesses observed a newer model Toyota truck extended cab park in the mobile home before this incident and was seen leaving at a high rate of speed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Levy County Sheriff’s Office for Lt. Scott Tummond or you can remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477.

The Levy County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to solve this cold case double homicide. A reward is being offered for the arrest of the suspect(s).

Victims:

Hugo Devalle
9210 NW 178 Lane Lot # 11
Fanning Springs, Fl
Guatemala Male, D.O.B. 04/10/79
Elfego Cano
9210 NW 178 Lane Lot#11
Fanning Springs, Fl.
Guatemala Male, D.O.B. 04/10/73
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