Deaths of Florida couple called suspicious


    The Marion County Sheriff's Office is calling the deaths of Robert Lee Cooper and Ariel Vanessa Prim as suspicious. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

    Detectives in Central Florida are making a plea to the public for answers in the mysterious deaths of a husband and wife.

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office found the bodies of 37-year-old Robert Lee Cooper and his wife, 29-year-old Ariel Vanessa Prim, inside their burned out home in Ocala in July.

    Investigators just positively identified the remains of the two victims on Monday.

    Now, they're trying to figure out what led to their deaths, which investigators are calling suspicious. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, the sheriff's office said.

    Call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP if you have any information. You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest.

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