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Arrest made in connection with death of Bee Love Slater

Posted at 9:30 AM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-23 11:52:15-05

HENDRY CO., Fla. — The Hendry Co. Sheriff's office arrested Marcus Thompson for his role in the homicide of Bee Love Slater.

Slater, a transgender woman, was found burned beyond recognition in her car in Clewiston in 2019.

He is charged with first-degree homicide accessory after the fact, plus arson after the fact.

Thompson was expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday, but the judge assigned to the case delayed the appearance until Friday.

Sheriff Steve Whidden says this investigation is not over.

They are still looking for the person who killed Slater.

If you have any information you are urged to call the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at 863-674-5600.