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Two Georgia men arrested for Fort Myers murder at Village Creek

Posted at 11:15 AM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 13:46:51-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police say they have arrested two Georgia men in the murder of 23-year-old Eric Galvan in Fort Myers last week.

According to Fort Myers Police, Galvan was found dead in the parking lot of the Village Creek Apartments on Wilnkler Avenue on September 22nd.

Police later released surveillance images of three people of interest in the case.

With the assistance of the Baldwin County, Georgia sheriff's office, 19-year-old Wayne Taylor and 21-year-old Troymel Barnes have been taken into custody, and will be charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Robbery with a Firearm.

Chief Diggs says the homicide happened during a drug deal between the two parties.

Press Conference: Fort Myers Police make arrests in murder of Eric Galvan