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State intends to seek death penalty for Wade Wilson

Posted: 2:43 PM, Dec 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-03 21:36:43-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. --The State Attorney's Office has filed a "Notice Of Intent To Seek Death Penalty" against the man accused of killing two Cape Coral women in October.

25-year-old Wade Wilson was indicted by a Lee County Grand Jury on November 19th for the deaths of Diane Ruiz and Kristine Melton in Cape Coral.

Melton was found dead in her Cape Coral home on October 7th. Ruiz was found dead in a field in Cape Coral on October 10th after being reported missing.

The Cape Coral Police Department investigated the homicides.