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Homicide Investigation to Deaths of 3 Teenage Friends in Central Florida Still Ongoing

Layla Silvernail, One of the Teenagers in the Homicide Investigation [Photo: CNN]
Layla Silvernail, One of the Teenagers in the Homicide Investigation [Photo: CNN]

Three teenage friends who were shot to death have been discovered in different locations in Central Florida. To date, authorities are seeking help from the public for more information for the homicide investigation.

Homicide Investigation Reveals Layla Silvernail's Body Found in Lake [Photo: Crime Online]

Homicide Investigation Reveals Layla Silvernail’s Body Found in Lake [Photo: Crime Online]

Sheriff Billy Woods of Marion County Department announced that they have gathered some information for the homicide investigation of the deaths of three teenagers in Central Florida. According to the information, the three teenagers were in a car that belonged to Layla Silvernail, 16. Silvernail’s remains were the first found around the area of the Forest Lakes Park on March 30. Unfortunately, Silvernail later died in a hospital from the severe injuries she sustained.

An article on the CNN states that on March 31, at around 8 a.m., authorities discovered the remains of the second victim, a 17-year-old male. The third victim’s remains were later discovered on April 1. Upon the request of their families, the names of both victims are being withheld. Furthermore, Woods refuses to state in the homicide investigation whether the three teenagers were shot at the same time using the same weapon.

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Homicide Investigation Still Ongoing

According to an article on ABC7 Chicago, on April 4, Woods has requested the help of the public for more information for the homicide investigation. To date, there are still no arrests made for the triple homicide. There is no information about any additional victims as well.

Reports say there are leads to the homicide investigation that indicate that the triple deaths could be a part of a gang activity. However, Woods urges the public to avoid rumors on social media, especially those that suggest that the killings were executed by a serial killer. Nonetheless, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, along with Lieutenant Paul Bloom, stated that an arrest is coming even without a certain timeline.

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