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In this photo from the front page of the Chronicle on Aug. 5, 1990, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office investigator George Simpson makes a plaster cast of tire tracks at the scene of a quadruple homicide in Floral City. After 25 years, some of those involved still serve out their prison sentences following convictions in a botched murder-for-hire plot.
A reckoning in Floral City

Editor’s note: The following article is a retelling of the quadruple homicides that occurred on Aug. 3, 1990, in Floral City. The murders resulted from a botched contract killing meant for JoAnn Sanders. This look back at the events of 25 years ago has been compiled from previous Chronicle articles, court testimonies and the accounts — past and present — of those involved.

 

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