Unsolved Crime Detail

Harry Billy Scott and John Stanley Smith

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On October 9, 1990, in the mid morning hours, CCSO was called to Don Pedro State Park off the coast of Cape Haze after a homemade mullet
fishing boat was discovered near the mangroves with a dead body inside. A second body was discovered floating in the water nearby.

Both victims were found to have been shot with small caliber weapons. The victims' boat was seen entering this area around 8:30 AM.

A green-colored mullet boat with two white male occupants in their 30's, was seen leaving the immediate area at a high rate of speed between 9:30 AM and 9:45 AM.

Harry Billy Scott was born on 8/30/48 and was 42 years of age at the time of his death. He was a white male, 5'7”, 440 lbs.

John Stanley Smith was born on 7/12/58 and was 32 years old at the time of his death. He was a white male.

Posted on January 22,2013

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