NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (FOX 56) — Authorities in Florida have confirmed murder suspect Kenneth Strange is dead.


Strange was wanted in the death of Lydia Cassady who was found dead in her home on Jan. 5. Strange was the live-in boyfriend of Cassady.

Since Wednesday, police have been on the hunt for Strange. They believed him to be in a 2019 Jeep Renegade with a woman named Shirley Shewmaker.

Sunday, officers with the Lake Wales Police Department spotted Strange at a Love’s Travel Stop in the area.

According to police, when officers approached Strange, he pulled out a handgun and shot himself.