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Arrest made in death of off duty FWC Officer

Man arrested in connection with FWC Officer death
Posted at 11:47 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 15:25:07-04

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a person in connection to the death of an FWC Officer in LaBelle.

Julian Keen, Jr., 30, was found fatally shot Sunday morning.

Deputies have arrested Eliceo Hernandez, 20.

Deputies say Keen and another man had witnessed a Reckless Driver.

Keen had gotten into his truck and was following the driver.

After both Keen and Hernandez stopped, Keen confronted Hernandez and was later shot.

Hernandez was arrested and charged with Negligent Homicide and is currently being held on a $500,000.00 bond.