Alleged suspect arrested in the murder of Jamal Hubert

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Terrance Demetrius Thomas. Photo via HCSO

On Wednesday, Hendry County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terrance Demetrius Thomas, 30, for the murder Jamal Hubert, 30, a 2007 graduate from Clewiston High School.

According to the HCSO arrest report, the sheriff’s office began a homicide investigation June 4. That same day Hubert’s mother reported him missing.

On June 6, Hubert’s body was found in a canal in Palm Beach County nearby the Hendry Country line. His death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner in Palm Beach County.

HCSO identified Thomas as the murder suspect in Hubert’s death and arrested him.

Thomas faces a charge for First-Degree Murder and is in Hendry County Jail with bond set at $100,000.

Hendry County investigators continue to look into information they are receiving about the death of Hubert.

Anyone with information on this case can call Hendry County investigators at 863-674-5600. To remain anonymous and potentially be eligible for a cash reward, tipsters can also call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477).

A memorial service for Hubert will be hosted by Clewiston’s class of 2007 graduates on Cane Field at the high school 6 p.m. this evening. The event is open to the public.

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