Crystal River

Saturday mobile home fire hospitalizes occupant

A singlewide mobile home was destroyed early Saturday morning by fire at 6590 W. Arter St.

Woman found dead in Crystal River Motel

John Richard Lagnos
Citrus County deputies on Sunday questioned a person of interest in connection with a Floral City woman's death on Saturday at the Crystal River Motel.
Deputies were called to the Crystal River Motel before noon after motel staff found a  deceased female.
When deputies arrived, they found 30-year-old Leucretia Eileen Roberts, Floral City, had died under suspicious circumstances. Detectives are investigating to determine what happened.

Gorney killer gets two life sentences

Bryan Robinson

Bryan Robinson, 18, of Crystal River, was sentenced to two life sentences without parole and an additional 15 years (consecutive to the life sentences) in the Department of Corrections by Circuit Court Judge "Ric" Howard.

This is following his guilty verdicts after his jury trial in August for Murder in the First Degree- Premeditated, Robbery with Deadly Weapon, and two counts of Dealing in Stolen Property.


Burning vehicle found with body inside

Linda Steve of Crystal River

Citrus County detectives are investigating what is being called a suspicious death in Crystal River in which a fatality was involved.


Man climbs Ozello water tower, but can't get down

An unidentified man on Saturday afternoon climbed the Ozello water tower in Crystal River and had to be rescued by Citrus County Fire Rescue (PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office on November 26, 2016)

Citrus County Fire rescue on Saturday rushed to rescue a man who, after climbing the Ozello water tower, couldn't get back down.


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