July 22, 2020
By: Staff Report
FROSTPROOF, Fla. – Polk County Sheriff’s Office has released the surveillance footage that was recorded just moments before the massacre on Lake Streety Road in Frostproof Florida.
In this Dollar General store video, three suspects arrested for the triple homicide, can be seen coming and going, just prior to committing the murders on July 17, 2020. One of the suspects – Tony “TJ” Wiggins – can be seen standing in line behind, and talking to one of the homicide victims (Damion Tillman).
Earlier on Wednesday, Sheriff Grady Judd held a press conference announcing the arrests of the 3-killers involved in the massacre.
Judd said that Tony (TJ) Wiggins was the gunman in this massacre that took place in Frostproof. With over 230 arrests, Judd described Wiggins, ” He’s a thug. He’s a criminal. He’s pure evil in the flesh. He’s wild and he’s out of control”
Judd explained that TJ Wiggins said to the victim, Kevin Springfield, before the murder “I heard you sold the engine out of my truck, where is my truck? I heard you sold the engine.”
Tony Wiggins has been arrested consistently from the time he was 12 years of age with 15 convictions.
“This is evil in the flesh. This is a guy who can hurt you just because. It’s the right thing for him to do it that moment in time with his three brain cells,” said Sheriff Judd.
Sheriff Judd added, “I’m sure somebody thinks you all have counseling and pretrial release,” said Sheriff Judd “Our goal is, and we pray that the state attorney can seek the death penalty.”
“He needs to receive a fair trial, the appropriate appeals. and then be executed. And you know what, legally, we can’t execute him like he did those three guys who were just trying to fish on Friday night, nor would we suggest that the system be as barbaric as his conduct to the three victims,” said Judd.
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