Central Florida man charged with murder for family member’s death

WINTER PARK, Fla. — A Central Florida man was charged with murder Friday, accused of killing one of his own relatives.


The investigation began on November 11 when Winter Park police officers were called to  a home on Country Club Drive for a death investigation.

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The officers arrived to find 46-year-old Shane McGarity standing outside the home.

Inside the home, they found the body of a man identified only as one of McGarity’s family members. Police have not said how he died.

After a months-long investigation, Winter Park police found cause to arrest McGarity for the family member’s death.

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McGarity was already in the Orange County Jail on other charges when Winter Park police served him with a warrant for charges of first-degree murder with a weapon and robbery with a deadly weapon. He’s being held on no bond.

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