First-degree murder warrants issued for man after woman, baby found dead in car in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County homicide detectives said they have issued two first-degree murder warrants for a man accused of killing a 20-year-old woman and her baby.

Deputies said Monday that they are still searching for Doujon Griffiths, 21. He is accused of shooting Massania Malcolm, 20. Malcom’s 1-year-old daughter, Jordania, was also found dead in the car, deputies said.

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Anyone with information on his whereabouts is eligible for a substantial reward, and should call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

According to deputies, Griffiths is also also a suspect in a shooting that happened Tuesday that deputies believe is connected.

Early Tuesday morning, Orange County deputies found a man shot several times at an apartment complex. Sheriff John Mina said the victim told deputies he was shot by a friend before he was taken to surgery.

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Two days later, that man’s relatives contacted deputies because couldn’t locate the man’s girlfriend and baby.

They eventually found the two in a car on Lake Ellenor Drive.

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“It’s disgusting. That is truly an evil person, and whoever does that is going to have to pay for those crimes,” said Mina.

Deputies said Griffiths was a friend of the man who was shot, as well as Malcolm.

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Deputies believe the 1-year-old died of heat exhaustion.

Griffiths is wanted for attempted murder in Tuesday’s shooting, and he is a person of interest in Thursday’s shooting of Malcolm.

Deputies ask for anyone with information on Griffiths’ whereabouts to call 911.

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