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Briefs: 2 charged in Plant City slaying

RIVIERA BEACH

NOVICE SCUBA DIVER FROM DUNEDIN DIES

A Dunedin woman has died after scuba diving in South Florida, authorities said. Deborah Garrett Oshea died Saturday afternoon after she was taken to a West Palm Beach hospital. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says Oshea spent about 10 minutes in the Atlantic Ocean, diving down about 10 feet. The recently certified diver surfaced after she started to have breathing problems, and rescuers performed CPR. Authorities say Oshea's diving instructor was present.

PLANT CITY

Two charged in robbery and slaying

Two men accused of robbing and then fatally shooting a man in Plant City were arrested Saturday. Eddie W. Blue, 21, of Plant City turned himself in to the Orient Road Jail Saturday morning in connection with the shooting. The family of the second man, Marcel Holloman, 19, turned him in to the Polk County Jail, said Sgt. Dale Peterson of the Plant City Police Department. The victim was shot in his car at 1306 Larrick Lane just before 1 p.m. Thursday during a robbery, Plant City police said. Police have not released the name of the victim. Blue and Holloman are charged with first-degree murder, carjacking in possession of a firearm and three counts of robbery with a firearm. Holloman is facing additional charges of robbery, petty theft and two counts of battery. Both are being held without bail.

Staff, wire reports

Briefs: 2 charged in Plant City slaying 05/03/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:37pm]
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