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Arrest in Double Homicide


Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit arrested Charles Edward Hixon Jr. , DOB 6-21-88, for the deaths of Kenneth Leo Shook and Cheryl Lee Casey.

Their bodies were found in an alley off 14th Avenue South yesterday morning.

Hixon is being charged with two counts of 1st Degree Felony Murder.

Dixon has a transient address. He was released from prison in April for a 2009 robbery.

He is being transported to the Pinellas jail for booking, so his photo won't be available for several hours.

Report # 2018-045119