The chief of a volunteer hearth section in Florida is accused of fatally taking pictures a small business owner since the sufferer owed him money, authorities mentioned. Brian Keith Easterling, 52, was taken into custody earlier Monday at his household in Holt, Florida and is awaiting extradition from the nearby county of Okaloosa, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office mentioned.
He was billed with premeditated murder, the sheriff’s business said in a news launch.
Easterling is chief of the Baker Fire District, a volunteer fireplace department in the Florida Panhandle. The Baker Hearth District’s assistant chief Mark McKenzie reported Easterling was suspended and he would think Easterling’s job.
McKenzie stated Easterling has volunteered for the district for approximately 20 a long time, and experienced been serving as the main for 10, WKRG reported.
The 63-calendar year-old store operator, who was not discovered by officials, was found shot to death within his organization in Pensacola.
Surveillance movie from the shop captured the killing, the sheriff’s business claimed.
WKRG noted that Okaloosa deputies assisted the Escambia County Sheriff’s Business office by serving a warrant to Easterlings’ home late Sunday night. Deputies can be read purchasing the occupants of a property to “exit the residence with your arms in the air.”
Easterling went into custody with no incident, the station claimed.