Suspect arrested in Sanford man's death


Police responded to the 1100 block of Juniper Drive around 8:40 a.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival, officers found 28-year-old Williams Amail Howard lying on the ground outside the apartments with a puncture wound to his neck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Around 2:20 p.m., police arrested 30-year-old Lynard Jerome McCormick and charged him with murder.

Police are not releasing a motive at this time, but they say McCormick did live with the victim on and off.

McCormick is currently being held in Lee County Jail under no bond.

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