Vincent Jackson Former Chargers & Bucs Player Found Dead At 38

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (THECOUNT) — Former Chargers and Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead in a hotel room in Hillsborough County, Florida on Monday. He was 38.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Jackson’s body showed no signs of trauma.

The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.

Jackson was a 2005 second-round pick by the Chargers and spent seven seasons in San Diego. He made two Pro Bowls and caught 272 passes for 4,754 yards and 37 touchdowns during his time with the team, which included a lengthy contract dispute that kept him out of the first 10 games of the 2010 season.

Jackson signed a five-year deal with the Buccaneers in 2012 and made the Pro Bowl in his first season with his new club. He had 268 catches for 4,326 yards and 20 touchdowns in 63 games for Tampa before finishing the 2016 season on injured reserve. He officially announced his retirement in 2018.

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Geo quick facts: Hillsborough County is a county located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. In the 2010 census, the population was 1,229,226, making it the fourth-most populous county in Florida and the most populous county outside the Miami metropolitan area – Wikipedia.

Body Found In SUV Submerged In Pond Believed To Be Missing Belle Isle Mom Stephanie Hollingsworth

ORANGE COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — A body located Saturday inside an SUV submerged in a retention pond in Orange County, Florida, is believed to be that of missing Belle Isle mother, Stephanie Yvette Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth, 50, went missing Sept. 25 from her Belle Isle residence.

According to reports, officers discovered a body inside of a vehicle that is similar to the one that was driven by the missing mother.

$5K reward was offered for information on whereabouts of Hollingsworth.

The SUV was discovered fully submerged in water Saturday near Story Time Drive and Dowden Road, near Orlando.

Police said Hollingsworth was last seen alive at her home, located at, 5030 Monet Ave in Belle Isle, near Hoffner Avenue and South Conway Road.

Police said the SUV was found by drone pilots who were assisting with the search for Hollingsworth.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Orange County is a county in the state of Florida, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,145,956, making it Florida’s fifth-most populous county. The county seat is Orlando. Orange County is the central county of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

FL Woman Queen Freeman ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck Tuesday Morning In West Palm Beach

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Queen Freeman, of Ocala, Florida, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Tuesday morning by a vehicle in Palm Beach County.

Freeman, 43, was killed while crossing the street in West Palm Beach Tuesday morning.

According to reports, Freeman was on-foot in the area of S Sapodilla Ave near Banyan Blvd, when she was struck by a passing Toyota Camry, operated by 60-year-old Amilien Saunders, around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The deadly incident occurred near the U.S. District Court complex and the city police headquarters in West Palm Beach.

Freeman was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Saunders was uninjured in the collision.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Palm Beach County stretches from Florida’s Atlantic coast into the state’s rural center and includes the northern edge of the Everglades national park. Its coastline has numerous golf courses and sandy beaches. Industrialist Henry Flagler’s grand 1902 mansion in the town of Palm Beach is now a museum. Some of the town’s other Gilded Age mansions have tunnels that lead to the shore – wikipedia.

FL Man Zachary Filippo ID’d As Victim In Monday Morning Boca Raton Fatal Range Rover Crash

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Zachary Filippo, of Boca Raton, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a Monday morning fatal vehicle crash in Palm Beach County.

Filippo, 20, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Boca Raton early Monday morning.

According to reports, Filippo was operating a 2017 Range Rover on Jog Road near Yamato Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The vehicle then made contact with a utility pole.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the wreck should contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Palm Beach County stretches from Florida’s Atlantic coast into the state’s rural center and includes the northern edge of the Everglades national park. Its coastline has numerous golf courses and sandy beaches. Industrialist Henry Flagler’s grand 1902 mansion in the town of Palm Beach is now a museum. Some of the town’s other Gilded Age mansions have tunnels that lead to the shore – wikipedia.

FL Man Edward Harris Jr ID’d As Suspect In Saturday Night Crawfordville Fatal Shooting Of Woman

WAKULLA COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Edward McNeil Harris Jr, of Crawfordville, Florida, has been identified as the suspect arrested in the fatal overnight shooting of a female in Wakulla County.

Harris, 33, was taken into custody following a fatal shooting near Crawfordville Saturday night.

According to reports, Harris was arrested near Shadeville Rd and Spring Creek Hwy in Crawfordville and subsequently charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon following a Saturday night shooting in Crawfordville that took the life of an unidentified woman.

Harris is being held without bond in the Wakulla County Jail.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Wakulla County is a county located in the Big Bend region in the northern portion of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,776. Its county seat is Crawfordville. Wakulla County is part of the Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

ME Couple Casey Kilton & Emily Wilcox ID’d As Victims In Tuesday FL Double-Fatal Jeep Crash

BREVARD COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Casey Kilton, of Machiasport, Maine, and Emily Wilcox, of Machias, Maine, have been identified as the couple killed in a fiery Tuesday vehicle crash in Brevard County, Florida.

Kilton, 39, amd 19-year-old Wilcox, who were residing in Cocoa Beach, Florida, were both killed after the Jeep they were traveling crashed into the back of a big-rig Tuesday morning.

According to reports, the victims were traveling in a Jeep on FL-524 near Friday Rd in Cocoa, when the vehicle rear ended an 18-wheeler around 5 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle exploded on contact.

Wilcox and Kilton, who became entrapped inside the vehicle, were later pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma and thermal injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Brevard County is located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 543,376, making it the 10th most populated county in Florida. The official county seat has been located in Titusville since 1894 – Wikipedia.

Parkview Baptist HS Student McCall Chustz ID’d As Victim In Monday Double-Fatal Baton Rouge Crash

BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — McCall Chustz, a student at Parkview Baptist High School, has been identified as one of two victims in a early Monday crash in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Chustz was killed along with another teen while traveling in a Jeep on Rosehill Drive and LA-985 on in West Baton Rouge Parish Monday.

Investigators released no further information on the double deadly incident.

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Geo quick facts: West Baton Rouge Parish is one of the sixty-four parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,788. The parish seat is Port Allen. The parish was created in 1807. West Baton Rouge Parish is part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

FL Man Kenneth Broadway ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Brevard County Single-Vehicle Crash

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Kenneth Sean Broadway, of Edgewater, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Brevard County Wednesday morning.

Broadway, 53, was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle rollover ejection crash near Titusville.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Broadway was operating an SUV traveling on Courtenay Parkway near Biolab Road in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The vehicle then rolled over multiple times ejecting Broadway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Broadway was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries, troopers said.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: Volusia County is located in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Florida, stretching between the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the county was home to 494,593 people, an increase of 11.6% from 2000 – Wikipedia.

Adult Actor ‘Sebastian Young’ AKA Joshua Noles ID’d As Victim In Fatal Florida Police Involved Shooting Wednesday

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Noles, AKA adult actor, Sebastian Young, has been identified as the victim in police-involved shooting in St. Johns County, Florida on Wednesday.

Noles, 38, was killed in an exchange of gunfire with deputies after police pursuit on Wednesday in Elkton.

According to officials, Noles was operating a vehicle that had fled from law enforcement after being suspected in a Flagler County hit-and-run. The vehicle was spotted in the area of A1A South and State Road 206 in Crescent Beach and a pursuit ensued.

The Sheriff’s Office Office said, Noles, who was “driving aggressively,” led deputies west onto State Road 207, where he was seen driving into oncoming traffic on several occasions. The vehicle then crashed through a fence on private property and ramming a Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle late Wednesday afternoon, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office said the pursuit came to an end at S.R. 207 and Armstrong Road in the Elkton area, where the vehicle went off the road and crashed into an abandoned school bus on private property.

At some point, police opened fire, fatally striking Noles.

The driver then got out, pulled out a handgun and began to fire at deputies, who exchanged gunfire with the man, according to the Sheriff’s Office, reports NewsJax.

The medical examiner’s office will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Noles has been in and out of prison four times for robbery, drug possession and battery convictions, according to Florida Department of Corrections records. He’s also on the Florida Department of Law Enforcement registered sex offender site, as he was convicted last year of possession of child porn.

The Sheriff’s Office identified the three deputies involved in Wednesday’s shooting as Corporal Quentin Beckton, Corporal Andrew Huskey and Deputy Tyler Quinney. They were not injured. The Sheriff’s Office said they were placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, which is standard procedure.

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Geo quick facts: St. Johns County is a county of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 United States Census, the county’s population was 190,039, with a 2018 estimate of 254,261. The county seat and largest incorporated city is St. Augustine. St. Johns County is part of the Jacksonville metropolitan area – Wikipedia.

Heavy Police Presence Spotted Union Park N. Econlockhatchee Trail Near E. Colonial

UNION PARK, FL. (THECOUNT) — A heavy police presence has been spotted arriving near N. Econlockhatchee Trail and E. Colonial, in Union Park, Florida Friday morning.

The reason of the response is unknown at this time.

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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.