One of the women set on fire during the robbery of an insurance office in Lake Wales, Fla., last week has died, authorities said.
The death of 26-year-old Yvonne Bustamante at an Orlando hospital Tuesday night brings to four the number of killings that sheriff’s officials say can be attributed to a crime spree by a 30-year-old Winter Haven man.
Leon Davis Jr. is accused of dousing Bustamante and her sister-in-law, Juanita “Jane” Luciano, 23, with gasoline and setting them on fire during a robbery of a Nationwide insurance office Dec. 13. Luciano was 5 1/2 months pregnant and her baby, delivered prematurely after the attack, died Saturday. She is in critical condition.
Davis is also accused of shooting a man who came to their aid, but he was treated at a hospital and released.
Polk County sheriff’s officials say Davis is also a suspect in the Dec. 7 execution-style slayings of two employees of a BP gas station in Lake Alfred. Charges are pending.
Bustamante was born and raised in Texas and moved to Lake Wales about 15 years ago. She had two children, ages 8 and 4.
Davis is in jail without bond on a total of 23 charges so far, according to jail records, which did not indicate whether he has an attorney.
Information from: The Ledger, http://www.theledger.com
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