SUMMERFIELD, FLA. — Six people were arrested this Tuesday for the murder of 15-year-old Florida boy Seath Tyler Jackson. Lured by a text message to the home where he was murdered, Jackson was shot to death with a .22 calibur revolver by 18-year-old suspect Michael Bargo (pictured bottom middle). Bargo “hated” Jackson, according to the CBS News report.
Once Jackson arrived at the Summerfield home – about 60 miles outside of Orlando – Bargo and 18-year-old suspect Charlie Kay Ely – who’s pictured bottom-left – began hitting him on the head with “wooden objects.” Bargo then fired several rounds into Jackson’s body, and when Jackson tried to escape, 20-year-old suspect Justin Soto (pictured top-middle) held the boy down while Bargo fired off more rounds into his body. Bargo then broke both of Jackson’s knees. The group proceeded to hog tie his body, put it in a sleeping bag, and burn it in the home’s backyard. Once finished, the group cleaned the home with bleach and put Jackson’s remains into 5-gallon paint cans.
Aside from the three suspects who appear to be directly involved in Jackson’s murder, three more people have been charged: 16-year-old Kyle Hooper (top left) and 15-year-old Amber E. Wright (bottom right) – both charged with 1st degree murder — and 37-year-old James Haven III (top right), who allegedly knew of plans to kill Jackson and aided in disposal of the body, as well as drove Bargo to a friend’s house in an effort help him evade capture by the police.
This incident is another one of those IDGI/ WTF Florida moments that we’ve come to expect out of the now-seemingly backwards Sunshine
State Wasteland. Our condolences to those families and friends that were involved in this horrific crime.