POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A man, who was wanted by authorities after three people were shot and killed in Haines City, has turned himself in, according to the Haines City Police Department.
Officer said Ernst Cherizard, 28, surrendered to Haines City police just after 2 p.m. Sunday.
This comes after an update from police that Elizabelle Frenel, 6, died Saturday around 11 p.m. after fighting for her life in a hospital for more than 24 hours.
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Elizabelle is the third victim to die, along with Eli Junia Normil, 23, and Nicole Guillume, 48, officers said.
Police said Cherizard shot and killed his girlfriend and her aunt at the Citrus Ridge apartments Friday night.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Haines City Police Department at 863-421-3636.
Haines City police also shared a link to a GoFundMe page that was set up to support family members of the victims.
Family members have set up a GoFundMe to help pay for funeral costs. Paying Tribute to Jenny Normil & Nicole Guillaume https://t.co/I4HxXSGPPY— Haines City Police Department (@HainesCityPD) April 14, 2019
UPDATE: We’re sad to report that Elizabelle Frenel, 6, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at an Orlando hospital before 11 p.m. Saturday night.— Haines City Police Department (@HainesCityPD) April 14, 2019
Cherizard remains at large.
Our next update will be on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/DoYvqSw40K
If anyone has any information about his whereabouts, please contact the Haines City Police Department or to remain anonymous, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 (TIPS).— Haines City Police Department (@HainesCityPD) April 13, 2019
We are looking for the public's help finding Ernst Cherizard (8/13/1980) who fled in a burgundy 2011 Nissan Altima Florida tag GZN C82 after shooting three people at Citrus Ridge Apartments. pic.twitter.com/MjgdJ5joEm— Haines City Police Department (@HainesCityPD) April 13, 2019
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