Sunday, November 22, 2009

Charles Duke Indicted First Degree Murder



Date:                November 22, 2009

Time:                7:00 P.M.


On November 6, 2009 Charles Edwin Duke, 23, from Cedar Key, was arrested for second degree murder and armed kidnapping.  Duke allegedly shot and killed his wife Felicia Fine Duke only days after returning from their honeymoon.  After the murder Duke kidnapped his friend Justin White and drove to the power lines which are a common place for people to meet and mud bog.  After a six hour standoff with Sheriff Deputies and Officers from the Florida Wildlife Commission Duke surrendered to Sheriff Johnny Smith.


On November 20, 2009 Duke was indicted on first degree murder and armed kidnapping and he is currently in the Levy County Jail with no bond.