Murder/Suicide in WellingtonKrysti DeMario
Update: The family has rescinded Marys’s Law.
The victim has been identified as Brittany Carter, DOB: 11/20/1988.
Shortly after 5:00 pm, deputies responded to a double shooting/homicide in the 2100 block of Balsan Way, Wellington. Upon arrival deputies located a female and male deceased from gunshot wound(s).
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived on scene to investigate further. Detectives believe they have accounted for all parties involved in this double shooting/homicide and there is no threat to the public.
An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of deaths.
PBSO is investigating this incident as a suspected Murder/Suicide. The suspect’s name is Stephen Smith, DOB: 7/19/1977. The victim’s family has invoked Marsy’s Law.
More information will be released when it becomes available.