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Fiancé arrested, charged with killing of Florida woman

Alicia Campitelli was found dead Saturday morning.
Alicia Campitelli was found dead Saturday morning. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – Authorities in Florida have arrested the fiancé of a 35-year-old woman who was shot to death in her apartment.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey says 39-year-old Philip Keller was arrested on first-degree premeditated murder six days after 35-year-old Alicia Campitelli was found dead in Merritt Island.

Ivey says the man provided specific information related to the crime to a citizen who then called agents Thursday.

Keller tried to escape when spotted by deputies, and he jumped into a nearby creek before being taken into custody, the sheriff said in a videotaped statement.

BREAKING NEWS CONCERNING AN ARREST IN THE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION OF ALICIA “RED” CAMPITELLI

Posted by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official) on Thursday, May 20, 2021