Panther Killed in Southwest FloridaThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 2-year-old cat's body was found Thursday at the Lely Resort community in Collier County. The cause of death wasn't immediately known. The remains will be taken to a Gainesville facility for a necropsy.
Man In Custody After Family Found Fatally Shot, StabbedA southwest Florida man is in custody after his girlfriend, her teenage daughter, the couple's toddler and their dog were found dead at their home. Jail records show that 27-year-old Patrick Sean Carlopoli was being held Monday on multiple charges. Local media outlets report that Lee County deputies responded early Sunday morning to a 911 call from Carlopoli at Iona Lakes Apartments in Fort Myers.
3 SW Floridians Accused In Child's DeathThree people in southwest Florida are accused in the death of a 3-year-old boy.