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Suspect in Lee County murder arrested in Titusville

Posted: 2:34 PM, Jan 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-08 14:34:28-05
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- U.S. Marshals agents have taken a man into custody for a homicide in Fort Myers last month.

According to Fort Myers Police, 29-year-old Desmond Jackson was arrested in Titusville on Tuesday after a short foot pursuit. He is charged with second degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police believe he is the man responsible for the shooting death of 57-year-old Sam Wigfals, who was found dead outside a home on Bessie Court , near Franklin Park Elementary School, on December 13, 2018.