Marion County Sheriffs Office has arrested a suspect in connection with the quadruple homicide in Ocala. Deputies arrested 31 year-old James Bannister earlier this morning. He faces 4 counts of premediated murder and 1 count of arson and is being held on $50,000 bond. Sheriff’s Office spokesman Judge Cochran says an informant wearing a wire helped lead to the arrest.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Cochran2.mp3]
Lamplighter Mobile Home Park residents are now eligible to re-apply for individual assistance from FEMA after Alachua County was added to the major disaster declaration list.