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Homicide Investigation Arrest

PUBLISHED:Fri August 2, 2019

Osceola County (August 2, 2019) On July 5, 2019, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at the Sonoma Pointe Apartments in Kissimmee. At the scene Deputies located Harold Jones III in front of 1311 Santa Rosa Drive, who had been shot several times.

Jones III was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Eyewitnesses on scene gave a description of the possible suspect and suspect’s vehicle. During the investigation, the vehicle in question and two suspects were identified.

On July 24, 2019, both suspects were located and apprehended. Darrion Ford was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder, and Raekwon Thomas was arrested and charged Accessory After the Fact in a Capital Felony. Darrion cooperated with detectives in the investigation. Raekwon did not cooperate with detectives. Both are being held on zero bond at the Osceola County Jail.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to serving our community and increasing public safety. Anyone with information related to this case or any other similar incidents, please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222.

Homicide Investigation Arrest