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Library director fatally stabbed at Fort Myers Public Library

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Posted at 12:36 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 06:49:33-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — UPDATE: The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirms the victim of Sunday morning's library stabbing in Fort Myers Beach is 69-year-old Leroy C. Hommerding.

The suspect is Adam Soules, 36, and he has been arrested.

Hommerding was opening the library for a book sale when he was approached by Soules and stabbed multiple times.

He is facing second degree murder, according to LCSO.
Deputies are investigating a homicide that happened at Fort Myers Beach Public Library on Sunday.

Lee County Sheriff's Office held a press conference at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Witnesses at the scene said the victim is the library director. LCSO has not confirmed the identity if the victim.

Deputies said the victim was was fatally stabbed.

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