Suspect in custody for Fort Myers double murder

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Suspect in custody for Fort Myers double murder

CREATED May. 10, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police say the suspect in the double murder of Paul Baldwin and Jiatarious Brunson last month is in custody.

Police assisting the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in locating and arresting 23-year-old Donal Dorvilus.  His arrest stemmed from a federal indictment for a robbery with a firearm within Fort Myers city limits.

Dorvilus is a suspect in the April 20 double murder of Baldwin and Brunson.  Investigators now hope citizens will come forward with information related to the murders now that Dorvilus is in custody.

Fort Myers police chief Doug Baker said, "We will remain relentless in the pursuit of those individuals that continue to plague our City with violence. We will exercise every strategy and every partnership in an effort to hold those perpetrators accountable for their crimes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matt Sellers at (239) 565-2358 or Detective Emily Destefanis at (239) 707-9482 or Detective Mali Langton at (239) 707-3828 and Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. FMPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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