Seven Arrests Made in Murder of North Florida Couple
The slaying of Byrd and Melanie Billings of Beulah, Florida, was a tragedy. The couple raised 17 children, 12 of whom were adopted, many with special needs.
Leonard P. Gonzalez Jr., age 35, and day laborer Wayne Coldiron, 41, were arrested Sunday. Gonzalez's father, Leonard Gonzalez Sr., 51, was arrested earlier in the day for tampering with evidence. Gary Lamont Sumner, 31, was arrested Monday. Three more arrests followed today: an unidentified 16-year-old boy; Frederick Lee Thorton Jr., 19; and Donnie Ray Stallworth, 28.
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