Deputies name suspect in December homicide near DeLand

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Volusia Sheriff’s Office said detectives have identified a murder suspect in a case that dates back several months.


Investigators said Joel Alonzo-Cisneros is wanted for the shooting death of 50-year-old Hector Hernandez-Pasquale.

Hernandez-Pasquale died on Dec. 2, 2023 from a shooting that happened on South Massachusetts Avenue in DeLand.

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Alonzo-Cisneros is facing a charge of second-degree murder.

Investigators ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact Volusia Sheriff’s Office.

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