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Arrest made in slaying of Longboat Key luxury resort workers

Darryl Hanna Jr., 29, was arrested on charges he killed two employees at a Longboat Key resort last week. (Manatee County Sheriff's Office)

Darryl Hanna Jr., 29, was arrested on charges he killed two employees at a Longboat Key resort last week. (Manatee County Sheriff's Office)

The man police say killed two luxury resort employees on Longboat Key and was on the run for nearly a week was arrested on Wednesday.

Darryl Hanna Jr., 29, now faces two second-degree murder charges and one count of armed robbery, according to Longboat Key police. Police said they found Hanna hiding at a home in East Bradenton around 4 p.m. He was arrested without incident.

On Aug. 4, police say Hanna tried to rob two workers at the Zota Beach Resort in Manatee County. The confrontation resulted in the deaths of a security guard and front-desk manager of the new hotel: Kevin Carter, 51, of Bradenton, and Timothy Hurley, 59, of Sarasota.

Hanna is being held at Manatee County Jail without bail.

More: Officials release video of man wanted for Longboat Key resort killings

Arrest made in slaying of Longboat Key luxury resort workers 08/10/17 [Last modified: Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:27am]
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