A 41-year-old man is accused of killing three people, including a child, at an apartment complex in central Florida, investigators said.
Deputies found two adults and a child at the complex in the Buenaventura Lakes community near Kissimmee, Osceola County Sheriff Marcos López said in a news conference on Tuesday. Two people were in one apartment and the other was in another unit, he said.
The sheriff said a witness was able to identify Kevin Christopher Torres as a suspect, and he was taken into custody after barricading himself in a car during a standoff with authorities.
Torres was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not related to his interaction with law enforcement, the sheriff said.
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He was later booked into jail on 20 charges, including three counts of premeditated murder, home invasion, kidnapping, aggravated child abuse and abuse of a dead body.
Torres was being held without bond. Jail records don't list a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.
The sheriff said the victims are apparently not related to Torres. He said Torres has a history of mental health issues and drug use.