Augusta Road Murder Suspects Arrested
Palatka, FL: On Monday March 31, 2014 Detectives with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit interviewed 21 year old Rebecca Hicks and 27 year old Brandon Nunley in connection with the murder of 28 year old Antonio L. Mulberry of San Mateo. Mr. Mulberry was shot to death at approximately 12:30 am on the morning of March 30, 2014 on Augusta Road in Palatka in what investigators believe to have been a drug deal turned robbery attempt.
After being interviewed, Hicks and Nunley were placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Jail where they were each booked on charges of homicide and robbery. Hicks and Nunley are currently being held without bond.
Sheriff Jeff Hardy said “Fast action, quick thinking and sound detective work led to the arrest of these violent criminals. I am very proud of all of the detectives and staff involved in bringing this murder investigation to a swift conclusion”.