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Letter from Patrick Gonzalez shared

A reader emailed this letter that he said was from Patrick Gonzalez, the Gulf Breeze man convicted of the 2009 murders of Byrd and Melanie…

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Judge grants new penalty phase for Patrick Gonzalez

The State Attorney’s Office announced this morning that Judge Nickolas Geeker has ordered a new penalty phase for Leonard Patrick Gonzalez, Jr., who was convicted…

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Posted in Crime State & National News

Patrick Gonzalez conviction upheld by Florida Supreme Court

In a murder case that drew widespread attention, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday turned down an appeal by a Death Row inmate who was…

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Thornton confession sheds more light on Billings’ murders

WEAR TV 3 has broadcast parts of the confession by Frederick Thornton, one of the suspects in the murder/home invasion of Byrd & Melanie Billings….

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Thornton to testify against Gonzalez

As I reported yesterday, Frederick Thornton, Jr., age 19, has agreed to testify against Patrick Gonzalez and the others involved in the murders of Byrd…

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Billings case: Wednesday, July 15 part 2

MAKING MONEY Wednesday, July 15 Jean Duncan and her boyfriend Glenn Burnett come around 6 p.m. to the ECSO to proved statement to Investigator Tama…

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Billings case: Tuesday, July 14 part 2

MEDIA CIRCUS Tuesday, July 14 At 6 p.m. Sheriff Morgan appears on “CNN Headline Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell.” After teasing the viewers about segments on…

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Billings case: Tuesday, July 14

“We Have Found Them” Tuesday, July 14 Sheriff Morgan creates a new stir on Tuesday morning about the involvement of the Federal Bureau of Investigation…

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Billings case: Monday, July 13 part 2

OKALOOSA GANG OF FOUR Monday, July 13 At around 2 p.m. Okaloosa Investigator Jeremy Peaden surveys Gary Sumner’s business, 5th Dimension at the 8 and…

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