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Three face kidnapping charges; more pending

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published July 2, 2000


Three Sebring residents have been arrested in connection with the slaying of a man whose body was buried in Hillsborough County woods, Sarasota County authorities say.

The trio, Angela Prescott, 20, Raymond Sanchez, 28, and a man identified by authorities as either Anthony Hinderling or Tony Hindelangor, 30, are charged with kidnapping. That charge stems from the abduction of two Venice, Fla., roommates, who were with the suspects and the victim when the killing took place and were forced to help dispose of the body, authorities said.

Other charges are pending, authorities said.

The body of William J. Lamar was found Thursday in a shallow grave in woods on private property in southern Hillsborough County, off Sweat Loop Road south of Big Bend Road.

Lamar, 28, a transient, was killed after getting into a pickup truck with the three suspects and two roommates, authorities said. The group was headed to Sebring, said Sarasota sheriff's spokesman Chuck Lesaltato. During the drive, Lamar was shot, Lesaltato said, but detectives are unsure why.

The roommates were dropped off later at home unharmed, authorities said.

The suspects were arrested Friday in Palm Beach County and held there Saturday, awaiting transport to Sarasota County.

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