Deputies: suspicious death on I-75 in Wesley Chapel

8:32 AM, Sep 8, 2013   |    comments
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Wesley Chapel, Florida -- Two men have been arrested in the murder that took place on Interstate 75 north of State Road 54 Saturday evening.

According to reports, deputies saw a vehicle driving on I-75 pull off on the north bound shoulder around 6:50 p.m. Upon further inspection of the vehicle, deputies found the front passenger, Leon Mascorro, had been critically injured. 

The driver, Justin Gonzalez, and back seat passenger, Jesse Blair, were both taken in for questioning. Both admitted to injuring Mascorro and both were arrested on first degree murder and taken to Land O' Lakes Detention Center. 

The incident closed I-75 for a couple hours on Saturday evening, September 7. 

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