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Manhunt for teacher, body found and murder suicide: Week in review


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CBS12 News reported on the death of Amanda Hicks, a middle school teacher at Dr. David L Anderson Middle School in Martin County, on Monday after she was killed by her fiancé who then shot himself. The Port St. Lucie Police Department (PSLPD) says Hicks' 10-month-old daughter was present at the time of the murder. (Martin County School District)

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Here's a look at photos from the biggest stories this week on CBS12 News.

Manhunt underway for Okeechobee Co. coach accused of with having sex with a student

A manhunt is underway for an Okeechobee County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

The only reason this teacher and coach isn’t already behind bars is because of a Florida Sheriff’s Deputy, who also happens to be the suspect's lifelong friend and warned him the cops were coming.

Man's body found floating in Intracoastal Waterway identified

A man whose body was found floating in the Intracoastal Waterway was identified, the West Palm Beach Police Department (WPBD) says.

According to WPBPD, Jon Lejiste, 32, of Greenacres was reported missing over the weekend by his family to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO).

'We need to look out for each other': WPB homeowner warns of man posing as FPL worker

Getting a knock on your front door used to be no big deal. But the days of door-to-door salesman are a thing of the past.

They're often associated with scammers and unwanted solicitors. In fact, in many places it's illegal. But it happens every day and the tables have turned thanks to social media.

A homeowner from West Palm Beach is warning neighbors of a man going to door knocking, posing as a Florida Power & Light (FPL) employee. It’s unclear what he wants or why, but others nearby say they’ve been seeing a similar situation, only they say it was more aggressive.

Slain Martin County teacher stabbed to death in murder-suicide

New details in a murder-suicide in Port St. Lucie reveal the 26-year-old teacher from Martin County was stabbed to death.

CBS12 News reported on the death of Amanda Hicks, a middle school teacher at Dr. David L Anderson Middle School in Martin County, on Monday after she was killed by her fiancé who then shot himself.

The Port St. Lucie Police Department (PSLPD) says Hicks' 10-month-old daughter was present at the time of the murder.

Father of two daughters dies after intentionally crashing car with family inside

A husband and father of two daughters reportedly caused a crash with his family in the car on Florida's Turnpike Monday morning and died from his injuries Tuesday.

Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) said the 57-year-old husband and father jerked the steering wheel of the family's 2016 red Nissan Murano while his 56-year-old wife was driving. Their two daughters, 23 and 15, were also in the vehicle.

This happened around 9:15 a.m. near mile marker (MM) 105 in Palm Beach County.


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