FL Man Seiji Esquivel ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Fatal Bradenton Motorcycle Crash

BRADENTON, FL. (THECOUNT) — Seiji Esquivel, of Sarasota, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night motorcycle crash in Manatee County.

Esquivel, 30, died Wednesday night following a motorcycle crash on Cortez Road in Bradenton.

According to troopers, Esquivel was operating a Yamaha motorcycle on Cortez Road at a high rate of speed around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, when an SUV performed a left hand turn in his path.

Esquivel collided with the SUV and was ejected from the bike.

Esquivel was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, reports MySunCoast.

In 2011, Esquivel, then 20, was wanted on an Immigration and Customs (ICE) hold. It is unclear if he was still outstanding at the time of the deadly crash.

The crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Bradenton is a Florida city on the Manatee River, south of Tampa. The South Florida Museum has natural and cultural history exhibits. It also encompasses the Bishop Planetarium and Parker Manatee Aquarium. The nearby Riverwalk park stretches along the water. Galleries, studios and shops occupy colorfully restored 1920s and ‘30s cottages in the Village of the Arts – wikipedia.

Missing Florida Woman Anna Primavere Found Dead Say Family Members

TITUSVILLE, FL. (THECOUNT) — Missing Florida woman, Anna Primavere, has been found dead Wednesday, say Family members.

Primavere, 36, was last seen nearly a week ago after going missing under “alarming circumstances.”

Titusville police had been searching for Primavere, who was last seen Friday afternoon, according to authorities.

Police said Primavere was considered a missing endangered adult and was last seen around 5:45 p.m. Friday in the area of Knox McRae Drive and Barna Avenue.

Another woman, dubbed a person of interest by police, was also staying in the home but left Florida the night of Primavere’s disappearance, officials said. Detectives have located the woman, but she has refused to cooperate with the investigation, reports ClickOnOrlando.

Primavere’s family told reporters her body was located Wednesday. A cause of death was not provided.

While police were investigating Primavere’s disappearance, they arrested a man in an unrelated child abuse case after officers said they found a bruised, filthy child eating dirt at the Trinidad Avenue home.


Geo quick facts: Titusville is a city and the county seat of Brevard County, Florida, United States. The city’s population was 43,761 as of the 2010 United States Census. Titusville is located along the Indian River, west of Merritt Island and the Kennedy Space Center, and south-southwest of the Canaveral National Seashore – Wikipedia.

FL Man Gerald Nicolas ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck On Sarasota I-75 Overnight ‘Suicide’

SARASOTA, FL. (THECOUNT) — Gerald Nicolas, of Sarasota, Florida, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a big-rig Sunday night in an apparent suicide on Interstate 75.

Nicolas, 65, was killed while on-foot in the area of Fruitville Road, in Sarasota, when he darted in the path of an oncoming semi-tractor traveling on I-75 around 2:45 a.m.

Nicolas was pronounced dead at the scene of massive blunt force trauma.

Nicolas was arrested last week Wednesday, February 19 on 50 felony counts of child porn possession, reports MySunCoast.

Police believe Nicolas may have committed suicide.

The cause of his death remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Sarasota is a city south of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast that was once the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Today, it hosts a number of cultural institutes, notably the Ringling Museum of Art, which showcases old masters and modern art. It’s also the gateway to miles of beaches with fine sand and shallow waters, such as Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach – wikipedia.

Destin FL Worker Dead After 16 Story Plunge From Silver Shells Condos Saturday Afternoon

OKALOOSA COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — An unidentified worker was killed Saturday after plunging 16 stories from the Silver Shells condo building in Destin, Florida Saturday.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the 38-year-old man was part of a working crew on top of condominiums, located at 15300 Emerald Coast Parkway, when he fell around 2 p.m. Saturday.

The sheriff’s office says the cause of the accident is under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Destin is a city in northwest Florida, in the area known as the Panhandle. It’s known for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and many golf courses, as well as the Destin Harbor Boardwalk. Nature trails pass through the dunes of Henderson Beach State Park in the south, where the coastline is dotted with pine and oak trees sheltering wildlife. To the west are the tall slides, waterfalls and pools of Big Kahuna’s water park – wikipedia.

FL Man Ryan LeBoss Arrested After Running Over GF Eileen Bocca With Pickup Truck

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Ryan Todd LeBoss, of Lake City, FL, has been identified as the suspect accused of killing his girlfriend, 48-year-old Eileen Bocca of Ocala, after ejecting her from his pickup truck and then running her over on Saturday evening.

LeBoss, 44, was operating a Ford F-350, when witnesses say, a woman was seen falling out of his truck and then run over by the vehicle’s rear tire.

LeBoss then fled the scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Witnesses reported seeing the truck swerve onto the grass shoulder then noticed the passenger’s door was open and there was a woman clinging to it.

According to officials, Bocca was dragged for several hundred feet while clinging to the pickup’s door before she eventually fell and was run over by the truck’s rear tire.

Bocca was taken to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Troopers said LeBoss fled after the crash without stopping to help his girlfriend, reports ClickOnOrlando.

Records show that about nine hours after the crash, LeBoss was arrested at his home in Columbia County.


Geo quick facts: Alachua is a city in Alachua County, Florida, United States. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city’s population was 9,059. The city is part of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 264,275 people at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

Longtime York PA Lawyer Bob Strickler ID’d As Victim In Saturday Fatal Florida Keys Boat Crash

BIG PINE KEY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Longtime York County, PA attorney, Robert Mark Strickler, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday Key West, FL boating accident.

“Bob” Strickler, 83, was out fishing with another man on Saturday in the Florida Keys when he was killed after a boat on autopilot ran into their anchored vessel, according to authorities.

Officials say, a boat carrying two men from New York was traveling west on autopilot when it ran into Strickler’s fishing boat.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release that the other man who operated the anchored fishing boat sustained minor injuries in the crash Friday afternoon near Big Pine Key, reports WPXI.

The crash happened during daylight, authorities said. But the speed at which the boat traveled was not clear.

According to CGA Law Firm, Strickler received his undergraduate degree from Dickinson College and his Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law. From 1963 to 1966, Attorney Strickler was a legal officer in the United States Air Force, stationed in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was a member of the Pennsylvania and York County Bar Associations. He served as general counsel for the York County Solid Waste and Refuse Authority and represented the Authority since it was formed in 1971.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,032 – Wikipedia.

Woman Plunges 5 Stories From Club Wyndham Panama City Beach Wednesday

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL. (THECOUNT) — An unidentified woman has fallen five stories off a parking structure at Club Wyndham in Panama City Beach Wednesday.

First responders responded after the woman fell more than 50 feet from a resort parking garage, Panama City Beach officials said Wednesday.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at the resort, located at 14701 Front Beach Road.

First responders were working to take the woman to a local hospital.

No further information on the incident was immediately provided by officials.


Geo quick facts: Panama City Beach is a waterfront town and vacation destination in northwest Florida. It’s known for miles of white-sand beaches fronting the calm, clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. St. Andrews State Park, one of 2 protected nature preserves nearby, is bordered by the Gulf and has hiking trails and fishing piers. Pier Park is the main shopping hub and a venue for major events – wikipedia.

NC Man Luiz Felipe Leal ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Fatal Elizabeth City Triumph Motorcycle Crash

ELIZABETH CITY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Luiz Felipe Leal Sr has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash in Elizabeth City, North Carolina Tuesday night.

Leal, 39, was killed in a motorcycle-versus-Jeep crash Tuesday night in Elizabeth City.

According to police, Leal was operating a 2007 Triumph motorcycle Tuesday around 6:20 p.m., when he was involved in a crash with a 2006 Jeep Wrangler.

Leal was traveling on Halsted Boulevard, when the Jeep Wrangler turned left in front of him near Walker Ave.

Witnesses said the motorcycle didn’t have any visible headlights.

Police investigation showed the headlights were covered in aluminum-colored duct tape, reports WAVY.

After the crash, Leal was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Elizabeth City Police Department is still investigating to find any other factors that might have contributed to the crash.


Geo quick facts: Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 18,683. Elizabeth City is the county seat and largest city of Pasquotank County – Wikipedia.

FL Under Armour Manager Daniel Everett ID’d As Victim In Monday Deadly Shooting Daniel Everett Still On The Loose

ORLANDO, FL. (THECOUNT) — Eunice Vazquez has been identified as the victim fatally shot at an Under Armour store in Orlando on Monday.

Vazquez, whose age was not provided, was shot dead Monday at the International Premium Outlets, where she worked as a manager.

Daniel Everett, the man wanted for the murder of a female manager at the Orlando International Premium Outlets, worked at the store for about 3 years before being fried by Vazquez for unknown reasons.

Everett allegedly made “hit list,” listing other employees of the store, according to police.

Police are now saying, Everett, 46, was fired from the store on Monday morning before returning and opening fire, fatally wounding the manager.

“Soon after the shooting we learned he created a list, where he listed other employees,” Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon said.

Police arrived to the Under Armour store at the outlets, located at, 4975 International Dr Suite 3C01, in Orlando, FL, on Monday around 8 p.m., on reports of shots fired.

They say Everett may be driving a 2012 silver Kia Sorento with the Florida tag IH2 1AC, reports FOX13.

Police are considering Everett armed and dangerous. His whereabouts are unknown at this time.

Police also said the suspect’s wife and child also became a concern, but police say that they are safe. All employees that were reportedly on the suspect’s ‘hit list’ have also been accounted for and are safe.

Anyone who sees Everett is told to not try and make contact with him. Instead, call 911.


Geo quick facts: Orlando, a city in central Florida, is home to more than a dozen theme parks. Chief among its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, comprised of parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both – wikipedia.

FL Man Chance Duvall ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Morning Fatal Pasco County Head-On Crash

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL. (THECOUNT) — Chance Duvall of Winter Garden, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal head-on vehicle crash in Pasco County Monday morning.

Duvall, 24, was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on crash in Pasco County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Duvall was operating a Toyota Camry on US-98, when he attempted to pass a another vehicle around 6 a.m. Monday morning near Zephyrhills.

Troopers say, Duvall’s vehicle then collided head-on with a semi-tractor trailer.

Duvall was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the semi, a 56-year-old man from Plant City, suffered minor injuries, reports BayNews9.

The driver of the Chevy pick-up truck was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Zephyrhills is a city in Pasco County, Florida, United States. The population was estimated at 13,288 in the 2010 census. It is a suburb of the Tampa Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. Zephyrhills is also known as the headquarters of the Zephyrhills bottled water company and is a member of Tree City USA – Wikipedia.