Update on the 11-year-old girl found dead in LaBelle home

LABELLE – An 11-year-old girl was found dead in a LaBelle home on the morning of June 30, 2020, according to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office. At a duplex located on E Lincoln Ave. in LaBelle, a mother called 911 after finding her daughter dead in their home. The landlord reported the tenants were an […]

11-year-old girl found dead in LaBelle home

LaBelle, FL – An 11-year-old girl was found dead in a LaBelle home on the morning of June 30, 2020, according to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office. Following information discovered during a warrant on Tuesday, deputies continue to investigate her death. Results of toxicology reports and findings from the Medical Examiner are pending. Investigators have […]

20-year old arrested for the shooting death of off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer

Eliceo Hernandez, 20, was arrested and charged with homicide-negligent manslaughter in connection with the early Sunday shooting death of a 30-year-old off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer, Julian Keen, jr, in LaBelle. It has been reported that Keen was off-duty, in the area of Nobles Road and Apache Circle trying to stop a […]

First death reported in Hendry County due to COVID-19

LaBelle, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health has notified Hendry County officials of the first death associated with COVID-19 in Hendry County. The individual was a 77 year old male resident of LaBelle.  Three additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County […]