PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - After more than a month since the murder of Alexandra "Lexie" Peck, 19, a suspect has been charged.
On April 4th, Peck and three other people were shot at a home on Allen Avenue in Panama City. Peck died from her injuries.
Friday, Panama City Police announced Michael Hunt, 53, is facing charges in connection with the shooting including first-degree murder and attempted felony murder.
Police say Hunt was originally a person of interest in the case and was wanted on human trafficking charges. Hunt turned himself in shortly after the shooting. His lawyer told us Hunt was innocent and planned to plead not guilty to any charges.
Panama City Police say the crime scene was held for more than a week while their investigators and investigators with Panama City Beach Police documented the scene and collected evidence.
Hunt has now been charged with two counts of failure to register as a sex offender, armed burglary of an occupied dwelling, three counts of attempted felony murder, and first-degree murder.
Police say this is an active investigation and if you have information, call 850-872-3100.
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