Co-founder of ‘Salt Life’ brand arrested after dead teen found in hotel room

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — The co-founder of the “Salt Life” brand was arrested after a teen was found dead in a South Florida hotel room, investigators said.

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Michael Troy Hutto, 54, was suffering a medical emergency Friday in Jacksonville and was taken to a hospital for treatment, WJAX reported.

While at the hospital, Riviera Beach detectives met Hutto, who is a suspect in the death of Lora Grace Duncan, a Lake City teen who was found fatally shot Thursday in a hotel room at the Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches Resort, WJAX reported.

Hutto was released from the hospital and taken into custody by investigators. He was arrested and charged with manslaughter and possession of a firearm, according to Palm Beach County jail records.

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