Victims identified in Lehigh Acres triple homicide

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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The victims in a Lehigh Acres triple homicide have been identified.

Family members and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) confirm Myke Kelly, his pregnant girlfriend Starlette Pitts, and Starlette’s mother, Dorla Pitts were found dead inside a home on the 3500 block of 21st Street Southwest.

The sheriff’s office says they have a person of interest and the community is not in danger.

Kelly and Starlette Pitts had a 1-year-old toddler. The toddler was found alive in the home, and is now in the care of her grandfather. Pitts was also six months pregnant.

“I don’t know why nobody would’ve did that to them. I don’t know. She was an excellent girlfriend and she was an excellent mom she loved her baby and Michael loved his baby also,” said Sherri Flemming, Kelly’s mother.

Bryan Hyde, a man who some Pitts family members say also lived in the home, appeared in court Wednesday morning.

Hyde was in court for driving without a license. Officials close to the case have not said whether he is connected to the crime scene.

Hyde is from Belize and moved to Southwest Florida only seven months ago.

In court Wednesday morning, officials with the State Attorney’s Office said “the only connection Hyde has with the community, are with people who are no longer with us.”

The public defender also said that “He [Hyde] is a suspect in another case.”

As of Wednesday afternoon, neither deputies nor the State Attorney’s Office confirmed whether he was connected with the Lehigh Acres death investigation, but sources close to the investigation say Hyde is being questioned in the triple murder.

Hyde is being held on $2,500 bond. If he bonds out, he will be required to wear a GPS monitor.

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