佛罗里达男子被控用车拖行行人, 把大部分尸体藏在诱饵店后面: 士兵

约瑟夫·查尔斯·斯特里克兰, 28, 威奇瓦奇, 周日早些时候,他正在坦帕以北的一条路上行驶,当时他的车撞上了身份不明的行人, 32, 谁在路上走, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

After the hit-and-run accident, they said the suspect traveled with the victim’s remains to the back of the Dixie Lee Bait shop in Spring Hill. Strickland removed the remains from his vehicle and called his roommates to help him push the car back to his home, telling them he hit a deer, according to FHP.

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约瑟夫·查尔斯·斯特里克兰, 28, 威奇瓦奇, 周日早些时候,他正在坦帕以北的一条路上行驶,当时他的车撞上了身份不明的行人, 32, 谁在路上走

约瑟夫·查尔斯·斯特里克兰, 28, 威奇瓦奇, 周日早些时候,他正在坦帕以北的一条路上行驶,当时他的车撞上了身份不明的行人, 32, 谁在路上走 (Hernando County Sheriff’s Office)

Once he arrived home, he allegedly spray-painted over the damage, showered and slept, 狐狸 13 of Tampa Bay reported.

The next morning, Strickland’s roommate examined the vehicle and contacted law enforcement because he didn’t believe the car hit a deer, 根据当局. Around the same time, a human leg was spotted on the side of the road, near where the incident occurred, FHP said.

Using a cadaver dog, authorities found the rest of the body behind the bait shop. Troopers also went to Strickland’s home and found the vehicle.

The suspect attempted to flee, but deputies from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office captured him, FHP said.

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Strickland was arrested on charges that include leaving the scene of a crash involving a death, 篡改证据, and having no valid driver’s license or insurance.

He also had a warrant for his arrest for bodily harm, gross negligence, felony criminal vehicle operation in Minnesota, 狐狸 13 已报告.

The highway patrol said he rolled a car into a ditch last year as he tried to speed away from a trooper, according to KSTP-TV. Strickland and two of his passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and a third passenger was left in critical condition, 根据 .

It’s unclear whether Strickland has a lawyer.

Weeki Wachee is about 50 miles north of Tampa.

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