Victims identified in murder-Suicide at rest area off I-10


The 18-year-old victim has posted on Facebook Tuesday morning the she was going into surgery. 

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help her as well. 

UPDATE 12:52 p.m. Tuesday

Flordia Highway Patrol has identified the victim and suspect in the murder-suicide. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jessica Ileen Quinones of Dallas, Texas.  

The suspect is identified as 46-year old Larry Donell Stuart of Dallas, Texas.

UPDATE 12:38 p.m. Tuesday

News 5 has learned the victim and her teenage daughter were traveling to the victim’s sister’s home in Melbourne, Florida.  Florida Highway Patrol says this is a case of Domestic Violence involving an estranged boyfriend. The State Attorney was notified along with the Medical Examiner and FHP was assisted by Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Department.”


A 46-year-old Dallas, Texas man arrived at the rest area along Interstate 10 near mile marker 30 where his ex-girlfriend and her teenage daughter were resting around 9:15 p.m. Monday. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the suspect fatally shot the 34-year old woman also from Dallas, Texas.

Troopers say the suspect then shot the victim’s daughter, 18-year old Destiny Salia Snider, twice. The teenager is in serious condition at Sacred Heart Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

FHP has not yet identified the two deceased victims. Troopers are still working to notify family members.

Original Story

The Florida Highway Patrol confirms to News 5 that they’re investigating a murder-suicide.

The crime happened at a rest stop along Interstate 10 near Milton at mile marker 30.

The FHP says a woman and a child arrived at the rest stop in one vehicle and a man arrived later in another vehicle.

Shots were fired, but FHP aren’t saying who is dead at this point.

That information will be released as soon as next of kin is notified.

News 5 will continue to monitor this story and we’ll pass along the latest developments as they become available.

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