Deputies identify man, woman found fatally shot in a car that crashed near Bithlo

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Orange County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified a man and a woman who were discovered dead in a car that crashed near Bithlo early Thursday.

Investigators said Dustin Hunter, 30, and Amber Lynn Sutorus, 30, were shot to death.

Neighbors reported hearing gunfire shortly before the car crashed on State Road 50.

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Deputies said the road was shut down for eight hours between Chuluota Road and Fort Christmas Road due to the crash and ongoing investigation.

At 6:30 a.m. Thursday, deputies they responded to the scene where a car struck a guardrail. That is when they noticed the bodies of Hunter and Sutorus.

Investigators said the homicide investigation is still ongoing.

“It’s very concerning,” nearby resident Richie Dooley said. “I have kids and I have a wife and everything out here, my whole family.”

Anyone with information about the double shooting is asked to call Crimeline at 407-423-8477.

Watch Channel 9 for updates on this developing story.

Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.