- A Florida anger supervisor therapist is accused of first-degree premeditated homicide.
- Travis McBride, 46, is accused of fatally taking pictures homeless man Clinton Dorsey.
- The sufferer’s physique was discovered stashed within the trunk McBride’s automobile, the state lawyer workplace stated.
Travis McBride, a 46-year-old therapist specializing in anger administration, was charged with alleged first-degree premeditated homicide and tampering with bodily proof, NBC News reviews.
Authorities in DeLand, Florida, took McBride into custody on Thursday in reference to the demise of 51-year-old homeless man Clinton Dorsey.
McBride is being held within the Volusia County Branch jail with out bond, per the DeLand Police Department.
According to police statements and Volusia County court docket data, it’s alleged that McBride and Dorsey had been embroiled in an ongoing dispute, stated NBC News.
UPDATE: The suspect on this case has been recognized as Travis McBride (DOB: 07/17/1977). McBride is charged with First Degree Murder (Premeditated) and is being held within the Volusia County Branch Jail with out bond.
— DeLand Police Department (@DeLandPD) January 19, 2024
The sufferer’s physique was found within the trunk of McBride’s automobile throughout an investigation right into a reported “suspicious incident” at a residence, stated DeLand Police.
A witness who alerted authorities stated that Dorsey lived within the close by woods, NBC News.
The witness recounted McBride’s go to the earlier evening, claiming he accused Dorsey of harming his canine.
Hours later, gunshots rang out, per the witness, who reported seeing McBride shoot Dorsey.
Dorsey’s physique was present in McBride’s 2016 Nissan Versa hatchback, stated DeLand Police.
“The defendant is accused of shooting a man multiple times off of Frankfort Avenue in DeLand on January 17, 2024. The next day, McBride was seen cleaning up evidence from the roadway, and the victim’s dead body was found in the defendant’s vehicle trunk,” stated a press launch from the Office of the State Attorney within the seventh Judicial Circuit.
Police obtained a number of 911 calls, together with one from one other witness who reported a homicide and seeing somebody “cleaning up the blood,” per NBC News.
McBride is the proprietor of Starting Point Mental Health and labored as a therapist specializing in points comparable to bipolar dysfunction and anger administration, per his LinkedIn profile, which has since been disabled.
As the authorized proceedings unfold, McBride’s plea stays unclear.
Business Insider reached out to State Attorney R.J. Larizza’s workplace for remark.