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Posted: November 06, 2017

Hunt underway for man accused of killing one teen, sexually assaulting another

Florida Man Being Hunted For Killing A Teen And Sexually Assaulting Another


By Myrt Price,


search is underway for a Florida man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager and killing another girl, according to authorities.

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Sumter County Deputies received a call Sunday afternoon from the Tavares Police Department asking them to check on the well-being of a 16-year-old girl at a home in Bushnell, Florida. 

Deputies found the teenager dead inside the home, investigators said. Her name or a cause of death have not been released.

Deputies are searching for Larry Darnell Peavy, 35, who was last seen driving a gray 1997 Nissan Sentra with license plate number 2295UJ.

Peavy brought the two girls to the home for a party, sexually assaulted one of them and killed the other girl, deputies said.

Peavy then drove the surviving sexual assault victim to Lake County where she contacted detectives, investigators said.

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Anyone with information on Peavy’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

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