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Body found in Nassau County pond is missing man, sister says

CALLAHAN, Fla. – A body found Wednesday in a pond in Nassau County has been identified as a missing 35-year-old man, his sister told News4Jax. Carl Newsome was reported missing Monday after the father of two was last seen about 5 a.m. Sunday leaving for work. His sister’s worst fears...
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Body found in Callahan pond is missing man, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office says

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. — UPDATE, 6/17/2021: The body found in a Callahan pond is that of a man who was reported missing on Monday, June 14, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. The Sheriff’s Office first posted on Facebook about 35-year-old Carl William Newsome’s disappearance on Tuesday, June 15. Newsome...

Illegal immigrant accused in death of Nassau deputy pleads guilty, faces 12 years

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – After a judge dismissed a charge of felony murder, a man accused in the 2016 death of a Nassau County deputy this week pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter, according to court records. Francisco Portillo-Fuentes now faces up to 12 years in prison and possible deportation when...
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2 killed in small plane crash near Florida-Georgia border

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed Friday into a river along the state line between Florida and Georgia, authorities said. A single-engine Cessna 150 crashed into the St. Marys River north of Jacksonville just before noon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
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2 bodies recovered after plane crashes into St. Marys River on Friday

Two bodies have been recovered from the St. Marys River after a plane crashed just before noon Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A single-engine Cessna 150 crashed into the St. Marys River near Nassau County around 11:55 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. FHP confirmed that the...