NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. – A Florida man was arrested last week on murder charges just minutes after being released from federal prison for another crime
Randy Petersilge, 51, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Simon Clark almost 18 years ago.
Clark was found beaten to death on Nov. 28, 2001 and Petersilge was considered a suspect, but never arrested, WPTV reports.
New Port Richey police reopened the case in 2017, and a grand jury indicted Petersilge a year later.
Officials were waiting for Petersilge on April 5 when he was released from prison to arrest him on the new charges.