Deputies arrest man in connection with Interlachen homicide

Published: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 3:59 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 10:45 p.m.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s office arrested a man on murder charges Thursday evening in the death of an Interlachen man found dead Thursday morning.

The body of Eric “Big E” Santiago, 26, was discovered at 105 Caribbean St. in Interlachen at about 5:30 a.m., according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, detectives arrested Porfirio Correa Torres, 33, on a first-degree murder charge.

No other information was available Thursday night.

The sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Scene Unit investigated the crime, the release stated.

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