Arrest Made In Murder Of Jupiter Man

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (CBS12) —The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on second degree murder charges for the killing of a man from Jupiter.

Deputies arrested 36-year-old James Wade Hodges for the murder of 43-year-old Paul Murphy of Jupiter.

Okeechobee Fire Rescue crews retrieved Murphy's body from a submerged car in a canal near NE 39th Blvd. and Cemetery Road last Friday.

The sheriff's office said Murphy had multiple gunshot wounds.

Hodges is being held without bond at the Okeechobee County Jail.

Photo: CBS 12

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content

92.1 CTQ · Suncoast Country
Listen Now on iHeartRadio