Ft. Myers murder suspect arrested in central Fla

Posted at 8:05 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 08:05:55-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A state-wide manhunt is finally over after authorities finally caught the suspect accused of murdering a Lee County man.

U.S. Marshals located and arrested 24-year-old Timothy Dortch, Jr. at a motel in Spring Hill, Florida on Thursday.

Investigators say Dortch shot and killed 41-year-old Tyrone Morse back on May 11th during a confrontation in Harlem Heights

Dortch is now heading to the Hernando County Jail, where he'll be booked and charged with second-degree murder. He'll eventually be transferred to Lee County.